Request for testing: canadian rework

Esben Haabendal esben.haabendal@dev.prevas.dk
Mon Aug 6 06:32:00 GMT 2012


"Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998@free.fr> writes:

> Esben, All,
>
> On Saturday 21 April 2012 20:45:24 Esben Haabendal wrote:
>> "Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998@free.fr> writes:
>> 
>> > Changes (from 4.000 feet high):
>> >   - no need for a pre-exisiting x-compiler for the target
>> >   - a complete x-compiler for target is built for internal use, but is not
>> >     exported for the user to use
>> 
>> Will it still be possible to use a pre-existing x-compiler for target?
>> 
>> When building let's say 3 canadian-cross crompilers, fx.
>> 
>> i686-linux -> arm-linux
>> x86_64-linux -> arm-linux
>> mingw32 -> arm-linux
>> 
>> It would be nice to be able to not have to build the same target
>> x-compiler three times.
>
> Ah, I did not think of this use-case... No, the new infra will not allow
> that. The whole purpose was to get rid of the separate cross-compiler build,
> to be able to build the canadian cross in one run (except of course the
> cross- compiler for the host which is needed anyway to cross-build all the
> other stuff for the host).
>
> I believe this will be easy to re-add in the next release, though. The code
> was there anyway, it's just a matter to re-enable it.
>
> Thanks for the suggestion!

Hi Yann

Did this change make it into 1.16.0 ?

/Esben

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