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Re: cygport cross-compiling beta1
On 23/07/2010 01:47, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
> Thinking about this further, I think the problem is that we're talking
> about two entirely different use cases:
> 1) cross-compiling a package to install into the sysroot, to be used
> solely on Cygwin for cross-compile other software, which would follow
> Cygwin packaging guidelines and use the system-default prefix;
> 2) cross-compiling software for use on another system (along the lines
> of canadian-cross.cygclass), which would follow the *host*'s packaging
> guidelines, or that of the user (at least wrt prefix).
> These are two completely different scenarios
I must be missing something. Shouldn't what's under the sysroot be
basically an exact copy with the same layout as what would be on the host's
own native filesystem? That's what I get from the description of
--with-sysroot at http://gcc.gnu.org/install/configure.html#TOC3.