I got this off a GCC mailing list. I would prefer that we stick with
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No there are actually three separate terms regarding three separate
1. The "target" system is the platform gcc will generate code for.
2. The "build" system is the platform where you compile gcc.
3. The "host" system is the platform where gcc executes.
When you build a regular cross compiler, the target is different but
When you build a cross compiler *using* a cross compiler, (also known
as a canadian-cross compile) then all three are different.
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