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Re: userland packages

To: Jun Sun <>
Subject: Re: userland packages
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Sat, 28 Oct 2000 01:27:45 +0200
Cc: Pete Popov <>, "" <>
In-reply-to: <>; from on Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 10:14:23AM -0700
References: <> <> <>
On Fri, Oct 27, 2000 at 10:14:23AM -0700, Jun Sun wrote:

> He is not telling the truth. :-)  See his very own MIPS-HOWTO,
> cross-compile section :

So you probably never tried to crosscompile something with extensive
autoconf scripts like Gnome.  It's a major pain to get that done right.
Running the compiler is the trivial part of build some package ...

> Also, you can take a look of the rpm spec files for the toolchains I put
> on  So far all my usrland stuff are
> cross-compiled - I don't have the luxury of a desktop MIPS with 1.6GB
> RAM.

I bet your heating makes less noise ...


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