Subject: RE: Internal compuiler error
To: Antonio Carlini <email@example.com>
From: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/04/2003 21:08:31
On Fri, 4 Jul 2003, Antonio Carlini wrote:
> David Brownlee wrote:
> > There are a _few_ binary packages available for NetBSD/vax 1.6.1
> > ftp://ftp.netbsd.org/pub/NetBSD/packages/1.6.1/vax/All/
> > They tend to lag the release a little as it take some time to
> > get them all compiled :)
> Is it not possible to cross-compile for VAX on a faster machine?
> Not that I've ever tried this particular case, but crsoo-compiling
> is a way of life in the embedded world I inhabit and it would be
> good to have an x86 doing something worthwhile with its life :-)
Software needs to be stup to be cross compiled - the NetBSD
source tree is - you can build a complete NetBSD release for
any architectures from more or less any POSIX compliant system.
Most software is unfortunately not setup that way.
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