Subject: Re: Toolchain status list
To: Todd Vierling <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 10/05/2001 10:46:10
On Fri, Oct 05, 2001 at 12:46:47PM -0400, Todd Vierling wrote:

 > Yah.  "cross-groff" is going to be built from GNU build processes just like
 > toolchain and texinfo.
 > : To support non-native builds a primer probably also needs to be written
 > : which lists dependencies (you need a C and C++ compiler, make, and posix
 > : compatible userland, etc).
 > Actually, you should only need a C compiler, make, and POSIXish system, but
 > some tools will need compatibility hacked into them to make this happen
 > (this is a high priority task directly from my employer).  I'll add an item
 > for "document cross build environment requirements".

Err, since Groff is written in C++, you will need a C++ compiler to
build a cross-groff.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>