Subject: Re: cross/i386-linux and 2.0
To: <>
From: David Price <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/18/2005 09:33:24
Thanks, I will try using the suse package.
The package which requires a linux cross-compiler is a C library 
used by a java program.  The java program was crashing in certain 
cases when it was using a compiled for NetBSD version of the 

Thanks again,

On Fri, 18 Mar 2005, Frederick Bruckman wrote:

> In article <Pine.LNX.4.60.0503161513420.23252@dart>,
> 	David Price <> writes:
>> Hello,
>>  	I have a package which depends on the cross/i386-linux package.
>> The i386-linux package doesnt work under 2.0, and I was wondering what the
>> status of this package is.
>>  	I have been working on trying to fix it myself, but I have not
>> succeeded so far.  The egcs-1.1.1/gcc/xgcc compiler fails executable
>> creation tests during the configuration step in egcs-1.1.1/i386-linux.
> That package is way too old. You can cross build to linux from NetBSD/i386
> using emulators/suse_devel. Unfortunately, that one's a little out of date,
> too. We really need an "suse91_devel" (and suse91_slang, and a few others).
> I'm curious -- just what sort of package requires a linux cross-compiler?
> Frederick