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Re: make install-strip in cross-compilation environments

From: Alexandre Oliva
Subject: Re: make install-strip in cross-compilation environments
Date: 18 Jan 2001 17:24:21 -0200
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On Jan 18, 2001, Tom Tromey <address@hidden> wrote:

Alexandre> We could surely adjust install-sh so as to take a STRIP
Alexandre> variable into account, and set INSTALL_STRIP (a new
Alexandre> variable, set to the same as `$(INSTALL)' if not
Alexandre> cross-compiling, or to `STRIP=toolchain-strip
Alexandre> $(CONFIG_SHELL) /path/to/install-sh' otherwise) in the
Alexandre> configure script.

> install-sh already supports STRIPPROG.
> The problem arises when using the vendor (even GNU) install.

Even better!  Then we can just arrange for INSTALL_STRIP to set
STRIPPROG and use install-sh for cross install-strip.  install-strip
would pass INSTALL=$(INSTALL_STRIP) to the sub-make, where
INSTALL_STRIP would be set by configure as needed for cross builds.

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