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Re: [patch] 4.7: Changes to permit cross-compiling

From: Stepan Kasal
Subject: Re: [patch] 4.7: Changes to permit cross-compiling
Date: Fri, 30 Jul 2004 16:18:36 +0200
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Hello Maciej,

On Fri, Jul 30, 2004 at 04:14:06PM +0200, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
> > I think this may cause various bugs.  What could the (possibly very) old
> > copy of makeinfo do?
>  Good point -- it may be worth checking the installed version and require 
> it to be the same as the one being built.

"the same"?  How would you upgrade then?

>  Please don't confuse nomenclature -- obviously you mean the build system
> and the host system.

Sorry for the confusion and thanks for reminding me.

> > If you are brave enough to do this in automake, I think it would be nice.
> > (But perhaps you should wait before the maintainer, Karl Berry, decides
> > whether he wants it this way.)
>  This should be doable the same way GCC, binutils, etc. do that.

Sure it should, I'm just a bit afraid of it...

Let's wait for a word from Karl.

Thanks again.

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