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Re: userland packages

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: userland packages
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2000 11:27:25 +0100 (MET)
Cc: Jun Sun <jsun@mvista.com>, Pete Popov <ppopov@mvista.com>, "linux-mips@oss.sgi.com" <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <20001028012745.B2813@bacchus.dhis.org>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Sat, 28 Oct 2000, Ralf Baechle wrote:

> So you probably never tried to crosscompile something with extensive
> autoconf scripts like Gnome.  It's a major pain to get that done right.

 Well, for sane scripts that can be handled easily by defining problematic
cache variables to reasonable values.  The real problem are helper
programs used to build architecture-dependent data, see e.g. tic in
ncurses. 

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