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Re: Long-term mass bug filing for crossbuild support

On Tue, Nov 06, 2007 at 10:50:51PM +0100, Mike Hommey wrote:
> > AFAIK there's nothing to be fixed here.  If you specify both --build and
> > --host, autoconf sees this as a request for cross-compiling.  Of course,
> > invoking the native compiler as a cross-compiler should /generally/ give the
> > same results as invoking it as "gcc", so it's entirely possible that it
> > doesn't cause problems on your packages.
> The autoconf documentation says only if you enter both and they're
> different will it enter cross compiling mode.
> FWIW, the dh_make samples set both.

And it also has a bug against it to be changed:


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