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Re: Q: (cross)compiling for the Meshcube (fwd)

To: Ralf Ackermann <>
Subject: Re: Q: (cross)compiling for the Meshcube (fwd)
From: Thiemo Seufer <>
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2004 18:41:44 +0200
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Ralf Ackermann wrote:
>  - Is there any chance to use a native gcc on the cube itself?
>       (could this e.g. been done by chrooting into a (which?)
>       existing MIPS Linux distribution that is mounted via NFS)

Native compiles should work. AFAIK the Meshcube uses a customized
debian, most likely a testing/unstable mix. If you have a debian system
around, you can install the "debootstrap" package there and use it to
create a mips chroot, configure it, export it to the Meshcube, and
install the "build-essential" package there. This gives you the usual
native debian development environment.


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