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Re: Crosscompiler [was: Bootstrapping [was: IDT 3730...]]

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Subject: Re: Crosscompiler [was: Bootstrapping [was: IDT 3730...]]
From: Peter Holzer <hp@gipsy.vmars.tuwien.ac.at>
Date: Fri, 2 Jul 93 15:36:55 MET DST
In-reply-to: <9307021237.AA05243@resi.waldorf-gmbh.de>; from "Andreas Busse" at Jul 2, 93 2:37 pm
Reply-to: hp@vmars.vmars.tuwien.ac.at
You (Andreas Busse) wrote:
> Quoted from the various GCC-Readme's:
> 
> > It is possible to use gcc on a mips as a crosscompiler for
> > whatever, but is *NOT* possible to build a compiler for
> > target=mips on anything else but a mips.

I don't understand why. Gas exists for MIPS, ld should not be a
problem, there are no strange data types ...

> That might lead us into trouble. Who has a Mips except me ?

me (or rather our institute).

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