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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Native-built tools in a cross-compile environment
From: Kylo Ginsberg (kylo_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-10-18 14:58:26

I submitted this question 3 days ago and it was neither bounced back
to me nor posted to the list. So I'm resending on the chance that it
landed in the moderators' /dev/null. Thanks!

On Mon, Oct 15, 2012 at 5:53 PM, Kylo Ginsberg <kylo_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> I have ported a project using boost-build from Windows (using msvc) to
> Linux (using gcc), and am now porting it further to a cross-compiled
> Linux (also using gcc). I want to support all 3 platforms long-term
> (Windows, native Linux, cross-compiled Linux).
> I've put in the basic support for cross-compilation, simply by adding
> a new "using gcc ..." line. However, this project uses some
> code-generating build tools which are built afresh with every build --
> with my current basic support for cross-compilation, these build tools
> are cross-built and thus don't run on the build machine. In short,
> these need to be native built at all times and I'm not sure how best
> to specify this. Is there a best practice for this scenario?
> I can certainly provide more detail on the organization of the
> Jamfiles, etc, but figured I'd start with a short-ish note ;>
> Thanks in advance for any help!
> Kylo

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