On Fri, Aug 17, 2001 at 08:49:10AM -0700, David O'Brien wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 10, 2001 at 05:37:51PM +0300, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> > I can't believe I hear that from you, Bruce.  :-)
> > Generation at install time is a damn bad idea, please see below.
> [...]
> > 1.  This won't work for cross-platform installworld, since ./file
> >     is targetted for a different platform.  (My version builds the
> >     xfile build-tool for the build platform and compiles .mgc files
> >     in ${.OBJDIR}.)
> You are generalizing.  It breaks cross-platform installworld when done on
> the build host.  It does not break cross-platform installworlds when done
> on the target host.  We should decide if a cross-platform must be
> installworld'able on the host, target, or both.
If we build at build time only, we always build on build host.
And that will work in both cases of cross-platform installworld,
as it won't build anything during install time.

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