[fpc-pascal] benefit of "cross" string added to compiler name?

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Sat May 22 11:11:55 CEST 2010

On 22 May 2010, at 10:52, Thierry Bothorel wrote:

> Reading makefile I understood why, now I wonder what is the benefit to
> add the "cross" string inside the compiler file name ?

When you build the entire source tree for a different architecture than the host architecture, both a cross-compiler and a native compiler are created. Both binaries are in fpc/compiler, so they have to have different names.


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