GCC-4.0.2 on Cygwin
Sun Oct 9 04:08:00 GMT 2005
Don't feel bad. You aren't the first to confuse --target & --host. When
they're equal, you have a normal cross-compiler, which seems to be what
you want. When unequal, you're building a Canadian Cross.
Brian Dessent wrote:
>Brian Rose wrote:
>>OK here is where I get all confused. I am building a gcc in order to use
>>that gcc to build m68k-elf programs. So when I am building the gcc, my
>>target *should* be i686-pc-cygwin, correct? Because this gcc that I am
>>building will *run* on my Cygwin PC.
>No, you want --target to be m68k-elf for both gcc and binutils.
>--target is the machine for which the output of the tool is meant to be
>run. --host is the machine on which the tool itself will run. If your
>'as' is targeted at i686-pc-cygwin then that's not going to work.
>Once you've built and installed binutils, you should have a
>'m68k-elf-as' in the path and the gcc configure should find and use it.
>You can override this with --with-as I think.
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