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>>>>> "H" == H J Lu <email@example.com> writes: >> hallo, just a silly question out of curiosity: >> >> are there plans to include the functionality to produce 'fat >> binaries' into the linux c compilers ? i mean the ability to >> automaticaly crosscompile for different linux platforms and >> bind everything into one binary? i think this would be very >> nice for commercial companies that will only provide binaries. >> H> I doubt if it will ever be supported directly. Maybe a front H> end? FWIW, I seem to remember one of NeXT's engineers saying at a NeXTWORLD conference that NeXT had patented fat binaries "for defensive reasons". I haven't seen the patent, and my memory of that conference is a bit fuzzy, so don't take my word for it. -Mat