Subject: Re: cross-compiling and /src/gnu/dist
To: Castor Fu <>
From: Bill Studenmund <skippy@macro.Stanford.EDU>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 12/22/1998 13:15:47
On Tue, 22 Dec 1998, Castor Fu wrote:

> Along the lines of cross compilation, both and 
> have explicit references to 'make' rather than '${MAKE}'.  Seems like a 
> bug to me, but I thought I'd check and see if anyone else thinks so.

Probably is.

> I've been cross-compiling NetBSD/mips from FreeBSD using the in-tree
> GNU tools, and just running 'configure'.  I think the most annoying
> glitch is having to re-touch the autoconf generated files.  Programs
> which I build from NetBSD for the crossare:
> 	config
> 	make
> 	test
> 	lorder
> 	mtree
> 	rpcgen

You need these just because of differences between NetBSD and FreeBSD, no?

> and I have a wrapper for 'strip' so it works on both the mips and x86 
> executables.

The freebsd strip doesn't honor $STRIP? Oh well.

Take care,