i486-pc-linux-gnu toolchain on LiveCD?

Joseph M Dupre (AVAB Inc.) dupre at avab.com
Mon Jul 18 12:30:07 PDT 2005

On 16 Jul 2005 at 0:00, livecd-request at linuxfromscratch.org wrote:

> > I would like to use the LiveCD and an i686 machine to build for a
> > i486 system, since doing it on the 486 takes so much longer...

> The livecd is built so that 486 machines and above can use it.
> Use this for the uname hint.
> I even think the livecd comes with a module to load for specifying
> what arch you want.
> http://www.stockwith.uklinux.net/hints/

Your hint sets CFLAGS, wheras the LFS book specifically says that 
CFLAGS causes problems when building binutils, glibc and a few other 
packages.  Did you not encounter any compile errors?

- Joe

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