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Re: Dumb Question on Cross-Development

To: Florian Lohoff <flo@rfc822.org>
Subject: Re: Dumb Question on Cross-Development
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2001 11:26:11 +0200 (MET DST)
Cc: "Kevin D. Kissell" <kevink@mips.com>, Ralf Baechle <ralf@oss.sgi.com>, "MIPS/Linux List (SGI)" <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <20010402234850.B25228@paradigm.rfc822.org>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
On Mon, 2 Apr 2001, Florian Lohoff wrote:

> Cross-compilation is IMHO so broken when it comes to userspace
> than noone really thinking of having something reusable would
> consider this. It all ends beeing a really ugly hack.

 I disagree.  It's not that userland cross-compilation is broken.  It's
just the matter of certain programmers who do not care to write
scripts/Makefiles to support cross-development portably.  They might even
not realize there exists such a feature as cross-compilation. 

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