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Re: Let's remove mips, mipsel, s390, ...

Wouter Verhelst <wouter@debian.org> writes:

> On Mon, Feb 21, 2005 at 12:09:16AM -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
>> On Sun, 20 Feb 2005, Brian Nelson wrote:
>> > Also, really huge stuff, like KDE, cannot be uploaded as frequently
>> > as perhaps the maintainers would like because it kills the slower
>> > buildd's for a few days.
>> The answer to that is to setup a dist-cc cluster for these archs,
>> where only the master node is in the slow arch, and everything else is
>> a fast arch.
> That would require cross-compilers on the other hosts in the distcc
> cluster, and (unless I don't understand how dist-cc works; never had a
> look at it) a mechanism to install build-dependencies on those hosts in
> addition to the one on the 'slow' node.

Actualy I think dist-cc requires a cross-gcc on the other nodes and
then sends the preprocessed C/C++ source to those nodes and the binary
objects back. All the configure tests, linking and testcases would be
done on the real host.


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