I've been messing around with my NAS which runs on Linux. I have root access, but there is no compiler. I seem to remember something about being able to compile on another system, but I'm not certain. ...
It's said that compiling GNU tools and Linux kernel with -O3 gcc optimization option will produce weird and funky bugs. Is it true? Has anyone tried it or is it just a hoax?
This is somewhat gentoo-specific, so I'll explain it in that context, then try to abstract it to a generic linux machine. I accidently set my CHOST to "i686-pc-linux-gnu" in the beginning, not paying ...