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Install gcc from host to image file

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I have created one hard disk image file ,which has installed linux kernel on it , and its filesystem also works fine . Now I want to install gcc on it by host's gcc from source .

At earlier time ,I consider to set configure option --prefix to image mounted location on host , like this: --prefix=/mnt/image , but this is found not work at later,due to gcc depend on several files on host .

So I want to get some suggestions from here.

posted Aug 9, 2013 by Amit Parthsarthi

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--prefix should reflect the path of the final install location, /usr for system compilers. To place the final installation, you can use DESTDIR.

answer Aug 9, 2013 by Seema Siddique
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