Subject: Re: binary packages any use??
To: Davide Zanon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael <email@example.com>
Date: 06/23/2005 06:47:38
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> Err... Unfortunately it seems to me that packages can't be crossbuilt
> for now... I had to compile some kde stuff on my ultra5/270 and in
> fact it took a very ong time.=20
Yeah, same here ( U10/333MHz ) - I'd partially blame gcc though, it's
slow on SPARCs and when compiling template-ridden C++-code like QT/KDE
it's even slower and eats huge amounts of memory.
KDE itself is pretty much usable though, even with some of the eyecandy
> I think there's not a crosscompile framework for pkgsrc. It would be
> fantastic to have one!
I /think/ there's someone working on it.
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