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 ===== Mixing Architectures ===== ===== Mixing Architectures =====
  
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 The gnu autotools allow building of a module in a way that no binary object code is written into the source directory tree but is instead stored in another directory tree.  The primary benefit of this is when making changes to the source tree recompilation for each architecture can proceed simply without duplicating changes to the source. ​ This method is suggested by the gnu folks for compilation of ''​gcc'';​ more complete documentation on this methodology can be found at the ''​gcc''​ installation web page. The gnu autotools allow building of a module in a way that no binary object code is written into the source directory tree but is instead stored in another directory tree.  The primary benefit of this is when making changes to the source tree recompilation for each architecture can proceed simply without duplicating changes to the source. ​ This method is suggested by the gnu folks for compilation of ''​gcc'';​ more complete documentation on this methodology can be found at the ''​gcc''​ installation web page.
  
-The install script (''​install-difx''​) currently ​does not have support for this mode of installation. ​ A new script (''​build-difx''​) is being developed to provide this support ​and is described [[build|here]].+The install script (''​install-difx''​) currently ​supports ​this and is described [[build|here]].
  
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