can't install/compile gcc-3.2

John dingo at
Wed Sep 29 13:06:34 UTC 2004

LaMont Jones wrote:

> I have plans to write a "how to bootstrap an architecture" paper
> post-release.  bootstrapping a universe package is a subcase of that,
> and made significantly easier by the existance of debian and
>, since that lets us go with "(1) start with a working
> copy of package Foo. (2) Compile package Foo." :-)
> lamont

When you do so, please consider information on building cross-building 
tools so one can readily build software for MIPS & ARM processors in 
routers and such which don't so easily host their own build environments.

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