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- To: d dot alderman at 180sw dot com, gdb at sources dot redhat dot com
- Subject: Re: Bizzare!
- From: Michael Elizabeth Chastain <chastain at cygnus dot com>
- Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2001 08:38:10 -0800
> ../gdb-5.0/configure --prefix=/export/usr --target=arm-elf
> make install
I'm superstitious about invoking configure with an absolute path.
/export/sources/gdb-5.0/configure --prefix=... --target=arm-elf
> The target directory is an nfs share, but this shouldn't break things
> should it? Everything else (i.e. binutils, gcc and newlib worked).
I build with source and target on nfs all the time from several
different platforms and so do a lot of people I know.
> Does anyone here know if I can install everything with a prefix that
> works and then simply move the directories to another location or is gdb
> like gcc in that it will only function in the directory it was installed
You can do this with gdb because it's one big executable that doesn't
reach out for other files. I don't recommend it though.
Michael Elizabeth Chastain
"love without fear"