error building linux --> mingw32 C++ cross-compiler
Thu Oct 11 07:48:00 GMT 2001
--- Tom.Williams@diversifiedsoftware.com wrote:
> I believe you need to apply patches to the gcc
> source in order to build a
> "good" Mingw32 targetted cross compiler. You can
> get more info on that at
> http://www.mingw.org. You can get a script to build
> a working Mingw32
> targetted cross toolchain here:
> Currently, gcc-2.95.3 is the latest version of gcc
> that is supported. I'm
> sure patches for the gcc-3.0 source tree are in the
> My DVD Collection
> Matt Sykes <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent by: email@example.com
> 11/16/01 07:47 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: error building linux -->
> mingw32 C++ cross-compiler
> For several months I've been tying to build a
> linux-->mingw32 C++ cross-compiler.
> My build/host machine is gcc-2.96 (RH 7.1). I am
> trying to build cross-versions of binutils-2.11 and
> gcc-3.0.2 (binutils appears to have worked).
> I've gotten the same errors building gcc-2.96,
> gcc-3.0.1, and now for gcc-3.0.2.
> The errors come when building libstdc++.
Hey thanks, that worked great. I was even able
to build an i686-mingw32 compiler (though I doubt
it really does much Pentium II optimisations, if
1. Why aren't these patches applied to the 2.95.3 CVS
2. It was unclear that such patches were even needed;
there are many docs floating around the net which say
that ./configure with the proper parameters is
sufficient to build a cross mingw compiler (along with
headers and run-time libraries). Too bad there so
much incorrect and/or old info on the net.
3. It would have been impossible to find the above
link on mingw cross-compiling without the advice of
this mailing list. Since this link contains, to my
knowledge, the only working method on building
a cross mingw compiler, could we put it in the FAQ?
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