Re: cross-compiling Debian packages
On Tue, 2006-03-14 at 12:16 -0700, Erik Andersen wrote:
> On Tue Mar 14, 2006 at 12:41:01PM +0200, Timo Savola wrote:
> > On Tue, 2006-03-14 at 12:15 +0300, Wartan Hachaturow wrote:
> > > On 3/13/06, Riku Voipio <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Even then, modifying each and every debian package is a daunting
> > > > process. It's easier to provide a crosscompiling solution that makes
> > > > the applications not notice that they have been crosscompiled. This i
> > > > what Nokia is using too ;)
> > >
> > > .. on the price of having fat bunches of additional stuff installed, and relying
> > > on fragile emulator ;)
> > Or on fragile remote executor...
> fragile and with serious security problems... Using qemu
> is a much safer approach,
No security problems in a trusted network, such as the ones that should
be used for development work.
The case might be different for Debian servers or such.