Re: Kernel Image
On Sat, 28 Oct 2000, Eric Reischer wrote:
> /usr/src/binutils/target $ ../configure --prefix=/usr/src/cross
> Does it matter that when I type in the above command it says "Configuring
> for a i586-pc-linux-gnu host?" (And it makes the ppc-unknown-linux-gnu
> folder in the /usr/src/binutils/target folder (which is where I ran the
> ../configure from) My ultimate aim, obviously from the above, is to make a
> ppc cross-compiler on an intel machine.
In cross-compiler jargon, the "host" is the architecture on which the
tools will run. The "target" is the architecture for which they will
So the message you get is correct -- your host is the Intel machine.