On Monday, October 25, 2004, at 08:43AM, Heath Raftery <email@hidden> wrote:
>On 25/10/2004, at 11:07 AM, April Gendill wrote:
>> Then I guess the big question is, is it safe to download the gcc
>> package and compile it from the command line?
>> By the answers I've gotten I have to assume apple did not compile the
>> gcc binary they distribute as cross compiler
>There's certainly nothing provided by Apple to do the job, but I have
>managed to compile gcc to cross compile to i386-redhat-linux, which
>worked well for my purposes. I could then run the results in Bochs and
>Virtual PC (and a real PC). I can't remember the details of how I did
>it unfortunately, and I can't find any documentation I might have made.
>I know it is a reasonable job, but certainly possible. Probably best to
>find a platform you'd be happy to cross-compile to, get the source for
>gcc for that platform, and then work to port it and compile it on your
I have built a couple of cross-compiler toolchains using GCC on Mac OS X.
They support i586-linux and win32-mingw, and include the relevant C runtime
headers, libs and Win32 interfaces.
You can download the cross-compiler set from:
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