crosstool: how to link with compiled glibc

Dan Kegel dank@kegel.com
Tue Dec 6 17:05:00 GMT 2005


On 12/6/05, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday@mindspring.com> wrote:
> ok, i guess i *didn't* really understand what "--with-sysroot" did.
> for some reason, i thought it had some effect on how the files were
> installed in the destination directory -- apparently not.
>
> what you're saying is that it specifies where subsequent steps should
> *look* for header files -- in a sense, sysroot represents sort of a
> "chroot"-style location under which header files will be located based
> on the standard locations.  is that about right?

I think so.  I was originally confused about it, too.
- Dan

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