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Re: cross compiling d-i

Op 17-12-2007 om 15:48 schreef Abraham Varricatt:
> Dear All,
> I'm running with Ubuntu(7.10) on an i386 system. What I need to do is to
> compile the debian installer for a powerpc platform.
> Can I do it on my system?
> The makefile says that it does not support cross-compling.

That means you could be the first who does so.
(patches are welcome)

> So, is there any other way?

Some ideas:

* Contact debian-powerpc@lists.debian.org, tell them about your plan
  and for shell account on a powerpc system.

* Emulate a powerpc on your i386 with QEMU
  and build inside the guest system.

Geert Stappers

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