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Thu Jul 15 08:46:47 BST 2010
On 14/07/10 18:01, Loïc Minier wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 14, 2010, Yao Qi wrote:
>> I notice that linaro-gcc is a native compiler on ARM, when I go through
>> linaro gcc bugs on launchpad. When we fix bugs, shall we configure gcc
>> as a native compiler on ARM directly, or configure gcc as a cross
>> compiler on i386 box? Former needs extra hardware boards, while latter
>> needs some cross compiling setting. I'd like to know how do you do that?
> Both are valid development models; Ubuntu uses native builds, we should
> keep it in mind if we work on Ubuntu bugs and we can't reproduce with a
It's my expectation that CS will do the majority of the work on
cross-compilers (at least for compiler internals). This is partly about
the relative speed of the host machine, and partly because this is our
normal working practice.
The testing will have to be done natively, of course.
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