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Re: userland packages

To: Pete Popov <>
Subject: Re: userland packages
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Fri, 27 Oct 2000 04:34:33 +0200
Cc: "" <>
In-reply-to: <>; from on Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 05:36:17PM -0700
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On Thu, Oct 26, 2000 at 05:36:17PM -0700, Pete Popov wrote:

> Is there a guide on how to rebuild userland packages from source code? 
> I've installed the cross compiler and can compile a kernel, but when I
> try to build a simple userland app, the compiler can't find libraries,
> include files, etc.

You have to copy all the includes and libraries to
/usr/mips-linux/{include,lib}/, then fixup linker scripts that disguise
themselfes as .so files like and you can start.

Getting everything to crosscompile is a hard job, I really recomend
native builds.


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