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Re: cross-compiler patch for GCC

On Thu, Dec 30, 1999 at 11:00:45AM +0100, Raphael Bossek wrote:
> hi,
> i done a patch against gcc 2.95.2-4 which allows to create cross-compilers
> using the -t options of dpkg-buildpackage.

Nice, can you send it to me, too?

> i will also test dpkg-cross

Note that this is not necessary or even useful for building the cross compiler
itself, as a cross compiler is a native build.


> i've here a problem with the naming of the new created packages. using the
> existent techniques within the package i can only call them "arch-os-name"
> for instance "powerpc-linux-gcc" or "powerpc-linux-libstdc++-dev". is that
> allowed by the policy?

Can't see why it should be forbidden, but I would prefer name-arch-os. Why
is this not possible?


"The purpose of Free Software is Free Software.
The End and the Means are the same."  -- Craig Sanders

Marcus Brinkmann <Marcus.Brinkmann@ruhr-uni-bochum.de>

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