Thanks a lot.
I have question about installation of the SRPMs, though.
How can I relocate the packages, so they don't need to reside under
"Maciej W. Rozycki" wrote:
> On Wed, 4 Apr 2001, Carsten Langgaard wrote:
> > Now I would like to start cross compile SRPMs (let say redhat7.0).
> > What do I need to do to make the SRPMS cross compile ?
> Spec files need to be written appropriately for cross-compilation to be
> supported as you need to override the compiler used (and possibly other
> tools) and configure scripts need to be passed a host system name. Also
> depending on the cluefulness of a given maintainer/team, packages might be
> easy or difficult to cross-compile -- heavy patching is required in some
> For the way I am using RPM to cross-compile you might visit my FTP site
> at 'ftp://ftp.ds2.pg.gda.pl/pub/macro/' (mirrored at
> 'ftp://ftp.rfc822.org/pub/mirror/ftp.ds2.pg.gda.pl/pub/macro' -- thanks,
> Flo). There are source and binary packages as well as configuration files
> I use. Read the READMEs and look at a few spec files and everything
> should be clear. Many of the *.mipsel.rpm packages available there were
> cross-built -- you may verify it with `rpm -qip': "macro" is my i386-linux
> system, while "3maxp" is my mipsel-linux one (still no i386-linux
> cross-compiler on my mipsel-linux system, sigh... :-( ).
> You need to build cross-binutils, cross-gcc and cross-glibc to start.
> I've already written and sent a detailed description on cross-gcc
> bootstrapping here. I'm not sure if the list is archived, or not. If
> not, I may dig through my mail archives and send it again.
> If you have any specific questions, don't hesitate to ask me.
> + Maciej W. Rozycki, Technical University of Gdansk, Poland +
> + e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, PGP key available +
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