crossbuild cygwin-1.7.6-1 on linux x64

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Thu Aug 26 02:12:00 GMT 2010


On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 06:30:15PM -0400, Charles Wilson wrote:
>cgf said:
>> You know that "c++ ones do not" is not much of a bug report, right?
>
>Sure. It was just meant as a marker that "here's what I did, but it is 
>obviously wrong".
>
>> I must now have genetic knowledge of building cross-compilers because
>> I don't see why everyone thinks this is such a big deal, requiring so
>> much discussion.
>
>Well, that's what I thought, too, since I've built them for other 
>$targets many times, with no problems.  But...for whatever reason...it 
>seems that cygwin is, as usual, special. :-(

Even though it began its life beinb built solely as a cross-build
environment and was meant to be cross-compiled even without a sysroot...

cgf



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