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Re: Binutils no longer autobuilding the cross-compiling packages...

On Wed, 18 Apr 2001, Meelis Roos wrote:
> CCC> If there are any objections, please feel free to email me.  I don't plan
> CCC> on keeping them buried forever...only until a better way is found to
> CCC> generate them in a policy-compliant manner and also in manner that
> CCC> won't impact slower/older architectures like m68k quite as much....
> I find the -m68k variant useful (or, rather, convenient) and I do use it to
> cross-compile for m68k.  But it's not too bad if they are gone - it's quite
> easy to build cross-binutils.

I think he was talking about building cross-compilers on the m68k platform, not
about cross-compilers to generate m68k binaries.

Yes, it's indeed useful to have a cross-compiler for a slow architecture on a
fast architecture. But not vice versa, I guess :-)



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- geert@linux-m68k.org

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
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