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Re: Bug#859177: meson is unuseable for package cross compilation

On Sat, Jul 29, 2017 at 10:19 AM, Michael Biebl <biebl@debian.org> wrote:

> Jussi, would this be hard to implement? Is there a good reason why
> cross-compilation uses a separate file?

There are many reasons. The fils contains a lot of options and passing
all those in command line arguments would make for very bloated
command lines. Since the data in cross files rarely changes, having it
a standalone file makes it easy to share between projects, commit them
in revision control, and so on.

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