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Re: multiarchitecture binaries - technical obstacles?



On Sun, Apr 20, 2003 at 10:41:08PM -0400, Shantonu Sen wrote:
> >reduce the burden on the autobuilders;
> 
> Using cross building like this would indeed allow a farm of x86 
> machines to compile all architectures, instead of needing to support 
> lots of builder types, which may or may not be as stable as x86. This 

Cross-compiling is almost invariably *vastly* less stable than native
compilation.

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