Subject: RE: packages and Cross compiling ?
To: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jan H. van Gils <JanVG@Knoware.NL>
Date: 01/03/2002 20:08:37
I started this discussion and I now know the answer.
But the question that remains is, can I build packages when I am
on a system with the cross-build environment?
And when this is not possible what do I have to do to change this ?
With regards Jan van Gils
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> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Todd Vierling
> Sent: donderdag 3 januari 2002 4:41
> To: Greg A. Woods
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> Subject: Re: packages and Cross compiling ?
> 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.
> -- Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org> * Wasabi & NetBSD: Run with it.
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With regards Jan H. van Gils
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