Subject: Re: packages and Cross compiling ?
To: Greg A. Woods <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: current-users
Date: 01/02/2002 22:40:38
On Wed, 2 Jan 2002, Greg A. Woods wrote:

: Note it is in fact the packages using GNU Autoconf (and more-so those
: using GNU Automake as well) which are much better able to be cross-built
: To quote the manual:
: 	Autoconf scripts can support cross-compiling, if some care is
: 	taken in writing them.

Unfortunately, such "care" is nearly never taken.  This from experience.

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