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Re: Bootstrapping Cygwin 1.5.25

On Sun, Mar 16, 2008 at 07:08:45PM -0400, Robert Eckhoff wrote:
> Hi all,
> Thank you in advance for any help.  I want to bootstrap cygwin and gcc, 
> from cygwin.
> The documented procedure for bootstrapping a system has been documented in 
> many places and has amounted to the following:
> 1) Install libc headers (in cygwin's case, from the "cygwin-{version}-src" 
> package).
> 2) Compile and install binutils.
> 3) Compile and install gcc (compiling only c).
> 4) Compile and install libc (in cygwin's case, from the 
> "cygwin-{version}-src" package).
> 5) Compile and install gcc again, but compiling all the user desired 
> languages and using the compiled libc.
> So that I do not hurt my existing cygwin install, I configured everything 
> with the following flag:
> "--prefix=/opt/crosstool --with-sysroot=/opt/crosstool"
> Problems:
> For step 1: Cygwin doesn't appear to have a make target to only install 
> headers, is this this true?

Cygwin uses the headers from the build environment.  You don't need to
install anything.


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