Cross compiling for i486 - too late now?

mrnobby no at spam.please
Fri Apr 23 08:28:21 PDT 2004


"davidh" <davidh-lfs at tamix.com> wrote in message
news:20040423012103.M73453 at tamix.com...
> On Thu, 22 Apr 2004 19:24:09 +0100, mrnobby wrote
> > "davidh" <davidh-lfs at tamix.com> wrote in message
> > news:20040421121750.M74570 at jobz.co.nz...
> > > Hi everyone,
> > >
> > > I'm building a LFS (my second one), but this time I'm
cross-compiling
> > > for an i486.  Unfortunately I didn't read the cross compiling hint
> > > until now - I'm already up to compiling GCC (pass 2; near the end
of
> > > chapter 5)
> > >
> > > My question is this:  Am I too late to start using the uname hack
now?
> > >
> > > Since I've only built the toolchain, can I now install the uname
hack
> > > and have gcc build me i486 binaries from now on?
> > >
> > > If I have to start over again, then so be it... but thats a waste
of
> > > around 4 hours build time...
> > Hi,
> >
> > If you've been reading lfs.chat, you'll know that I am building LFS
5.0
> > on an i386/DX-20. Native. If not, check out
> > http://www.manik.mina.dsl.pipex.com/lfsbuild/. You'll see that the
first
> > package, Binutils, took 3.25 hours just to un-pack. Four hours is no
> > time at all!
>
> Truly amazing :)  I still have a 386dx16 lying around which I used for
an
> internet gateway 4 years ago!

So I'll have a use for my 386 when it has finished compiling then! :-)

Mr Nobby





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