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[Bug build/13810] install_root broken for install-headers
- From: "joseph at codesourcery dot com" <sourceware-bugzilla at sourceware dot org>
- To: glibc-bugs at sources dot redhat dot com
- Date: Tue, 06 Mar 2012 14:09:22 +0000
- Subject: [Bug build/13810] install_root broken for install-headers
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--- Comment #3 from joseph at codesourcery dot com <joseph at codesourcery dot com> 2012-03-06 14:09:22 UTC ---
On Tue, 6 Mar 2012, tschwinge at sourceware dot org wrote:
> install_root=/var/tmp cross-compiling=yes'' works fine for me. Assuming
> that the SunRPC headers are not needed in the case where you'd use ``make
> install-headers'' (for bootstrapping a toolchain), I think it'd be fine
> to not only guard this headers amendmend by cross-compiling == no, but
> also for the install-headers case. The option of linking rpcgen against
> the build/host system's C library seems overkill to me. If we agree this
> is the way forward, I'll see about creating a patch for this issue.
"install-headers" is not the same as "install the headers needed for
bootstrapping"; it doesn't install all of those. Merging the
install-bootstrap-headers=yes support from EGLIBC (implemented by Jim
Blandy in 2007-02) is on my list of possible enhancements; note that
support already has an appropriate conditional for the sunrpc headers.
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