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Re: Cross compiling RPMs

To: Mike McDonald <mikemac@mikemac.com>
Subject: Re: Cross compiling RPMs
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2001 10:46:36 +0100 (MET)
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <200101300012.QAA17611@saturn.mikemac.com>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Mon, 29 Jan 2001, Mike McDonald wrote:

> >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.)

 Of course, but Ralf was mentioning some R10k system with 1.5GB of RAM... 
Much enough to buffer all binaries executed during a build as well as all
glibc and X11 sources together with intermediate object and library files
at once. 8-}

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+  Maciej W. Rozycki, Technical University of Gdansk, Poland   +
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