Cross compile error question: i686 to powerpc--linux-gnu

Joe Sislow
Thu Oct 18 10:23:00 GMT 2001

"William A. Gatliff" wrote:

> Joe:
> > So, my base question is, can I set come configuration options to get gcc to
> > compile and behave as a bare-bones, text-in/text-out compiler that generates
> > target assembly code?  Then, can I also get a linker that makes me have to
> > specify what I need in order to link?
> Sure, just build binutils per the usual procedure (see
> for a general guide, if you need
> that), and build just xgcc--- the bootstrap compiler (the "make
> all-gcc install-gcc" target).  At that point, I think you've got what
> you're looking for.
> Compile with -c or -S, link with a ton of options including the name
> of the linker command file.  Presto?

Yes, it does indeed look like I've got that part.  I've saved that off, and now
I'm tackling my binutils issues!   Thanks all!

Joe Sislow
Cosmodog, Ltd.

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