The procedure detailed in this appendix was used to build the i386 GNU cross-development tools contained on the CD-ROM. The commands in this section are specific to configuring and building the i386 GNU cross-development tools, although the commands for other processors are very similar.
The configure and build process for each group of GNU cross-development tools can take a large amount of time to complete. The amount of time to configure and build the cross-development tools directly depends on the speed of your PC.
The steps detailed in this build procedure assume that a new host development platform is being used. Therefore, some of the steps—for example, the mount command in step ...