(toplevel patch) Use canonical names for target_subdir, build_subdir.

Phil Edwards phil@jaj.com
Sun Jan 26 12:22:00 GMT 2003

On Fri, Jan 24, 2003 at 02:50:21PM -0200, Alexandre Oliva wrote:
> On Jan 24, 2003, Nathanael Nerode <neroden@twcny.rr.com> wrote:
> > Use the canonical build and target names for build_subdir and target_subdir.
> Not ok.  athlon-linux-gnu is canonicalized to i686-linux-gnu, so we
> can't use the same directories for both of them.  (Consider building a
> compiler on athlon that must run on i686, or on the other way round).

So, is this going to be reverted or not?  It's destroying the testsuite


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