Subject: Re: mtree
To: James Chacon <>
From: Love <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 11/08/2001 21:13:05
James Chacon <> writes:

> This is not unusual. There are whole sections of the tree that require boot
> strapping of current libs/includes before they'll build on older systems.
> I suggest reading through the build docs and UPDATING.

Right, and BUILDING claims a posix system is need to build tools. An
example of exeption to this is nb_progname.c. I guess CYGWIN don't have
RMD-160, true ?

So my real question is what new features will not be put in the toolchain
because the host-system sucks.



Index: BUILDING.mdoc
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 .It Sy Makefile
 The main Makefile for