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Re: XFree 4.0.1 on mips, mipsel

To: "Gleb O. Raiko" <raiko@niisi.msk.ru>
Subject: Re: XFree 4.0.1 on mips, mipsel
From: Guido Guenther <guido.guenther@gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 27 Jun 2000 11:17:28 +0200
Cc: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>, "Bradley D. LaRonde" <brad@ltc.com>, linux-mips <linux-mips@fnet.fr>, linux <linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <39585E84.3E75C76A@niisi.msk.ru>; from raiko@niisi.msk.ru on Tue, Jun 27, 2000 at 11:57:56AM +0400
Mail-followup-to: Guido Guenther <guido.guenther@gmx.net>, "Gleb O. Raiko" <raiko@niisi.msk.ru>, Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>, "Bradley D. LaRonde" <brad@ltc.com>, linux-mips <linux-mips@fnet.fr>, linux <linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com>
References: <20000623181736.A13410@bert.physik.uni-konstanz.de> <014f01bfdd33$8877b3c0$0701010a@ltc.com> <20000623185553.A20888@bert.physik.uni-konstanz.de> <019501bfdd35$bb301940$0701010a@ltc.com> <20000623190723.B20888@bert.physik.uni-konstanz.de> <01cb01bfdd3a$fc43b2c0$0701010a@ltc.com> <39547DB3.4FF35339@niisi.msk.ru> <20000624131218.A17554@bilbo.physik.uni-konstanz.de> <20000625001255.C894@bacchus.dhis.org> <39585E84.3E75C76A@niisi.msk.ru>
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On Tue, Jun 27, 2000 at 11:57:56AM +0400, Gleb O. Raiko wrote:
> > Does X building ever need the hostcompiler?
> 
> This depends on your taste basically. If you want 'clean' build w/o
> stupid errors, you should define CROSS_COMPILE and other macros to be
> used diring cross compilation. After that, X understands there are
> hostcompiler and crosscompiler. Then, makedepend & Co are compiled by
> hostcompiler and X server itself are compiler by cross compiler. In
> principle, you may safely ignore all that stuff and be ready to build
> makedep & Co manually.
"define CROSS_COMPILE" is not perfect yet. E.g. xkbcomp is compiled for
target architecture(since it's needed there) but the build process also tries 
to execute it on the host, same for pswrap.
Regards,
 -- Guido

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