Cross-compiling and the gen* native build tools

Magnus Ihse Bursie magnus.ihse.bursie at
Tue Feb 4 09:26:09 UTC 2014

On 2014-02-04 05:17, Martin Buchholz wrote:
> A strategy that often works is to just use the preprocessor output 
> instead of compiling and running the resulting program.  autoconf has 
> support for this.

For just extracting system constants, that might be a good idea, yes. I 
can't see any reason for why not a cross-compiling toolchain's 
preprocessor could be used in those cases, so that should be one way to 
get rid of the build compiler. Thanks for the suggestion!


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