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* Identify self hosted packages.
 
* Identify self hosted packages.
 
* Break their loop by creating a new set of inputs able to build them that is "smaller" and not self-hosted.
 
* Break their loop by creating a new set of inputs able to build them that is "smaller" and not self-hosted.
* Identify and create useful packages that are built in terms of smaller inputs (e.g. stage0, mes, guile, amber)
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* Identify and create useful packages that are built in terms of smaller inputs (e.g. stage0, mes, amber)
  
 
This can be done in parallel, there is little need to coordinate a specific bootstrap path. It will simply exist if each package can be built in terms of smaller parts. The big problem is that most of the essential smaller parts are so useful, they are repeatedly used all over the place and basic cooperation is recommended to avoid massive duplication of effort that such work could entail.
 
This can be done in parallel, there is little need to coordinate a specific bootstrap path. It will simply exist if each package can be built in terms of smaller parts. The big problem is that most of the essential smaller parts are so useful, they are repeatedly used all over the place and basic cooperation is recommended to avoid massive duplication of effort that such work could entail.
  
 
Note that the problem for gcc is not completely solved just by compiling gcc with tcc. To build gcc (with tcc) you need to run ./configure which depends on tr, diff, mktemp etc. All of which need to built using a C compiler on a Unix. So at some point we need to build these tools without ./configure and without a working Unix.
 
Note that the problem for gcc is not completely solved just by compiling gcc with tcc. To build gcc (with tcc) you need to run ./configure which depends on tr, diff, mktemp etc. All of which need to built using a C compiler on a Unix. So at some point we need to build these tools without ./configure and without a working Unix.

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