Subject: Re: cross compile userland
To: Justin Newcomer <>
From: Andy Ruhl <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/11/2005 11:54:32
On 5/11/05, Justin Newcomer <> wrote:
> hey
> I have a cobalt qube, which isnt the fastest processor in the world,
> so I want to cross compile my userland (i already cross compiled my
> kernel)
> doing the cross compile is no big deal, i have it done already
> but once I have all the new binaries, I cant figure out how to do the ins=
> ./ -u install=3D/
> would only work if it was a local machine
> and i dont really wanna / cant take my qube's hard drive out
> ( my cross compile environment is running in vmware )
> there is no cd rom in the qube, and I didnt do the "regular" install
> because there is a restore CD for it (installing is normally done via
> netbooting and nfs)
> any hints / instructions on how to install a cross compiled userland
> into an existing system would be great, and might be good to include
> in the cross compile documentation

Check the "release" option in the help. This builds the tgz
install packages, which you can then unpack while you're in single
user mode. Just be aware of what it does to your system, although if
you're using install=3D/, it's pretty much the same thing.