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Re: Emulated buildds (for SCC architectures)?

On 18 Mar 2005 18:58:50 -0800, Thomas Bushnell BSG <tb@becket.net> wrote: 
> > A much faster solution would be to use distcc or scratchbox for
> > crosscompiling.
> Debian packages cannot be reliably built with a cross-compiler,
> because they very frequently need to execute the compiled binaries as
> well as just compile them.

This, and bugs in crosscompiling toolchains prohibit doing this. But
what about emulating a buildd with qemu/basilisk2/... and setting up a
distcc with crosscompiling gcc on the Host? So the
linking/installing/testing/running procedures would run inside the
emulated hardware and only the compiling itself (!) would be done
using a cross compiler.


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