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Re: Cross compiling RPMs

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Subject: Re: Cross compiling RPMs
From: Mike McDonald <mikemac@mikemac.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2001 16:12:04 -0800
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: Your message of "Mon, 29 Jan 2001 16:57:08 +0100." <Pine.GSO.3.96.1010129164905.20889E-100000@delta.ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
>Date:   Mon, 29 Jan 2001 16:57:08 +0100 (MET)
>From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
>To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>
>Subject: Re: Cross compiling RPMs

>   If you have a decent native
>system, why to bother with cross-compiling? 

  Because that's a huge IF! Most of the systems I deal with aren't
"decent" enough to support native compilation of the system. (The
systems of interest to me are embedded and handheld units.)

  Mike McDonald
  mikemac@mikemac.com

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