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Re: cross-compiling Debian packages

> Libary locations and library search paths. dpkg-cross and every other
> crosscompiling solution moves libraries to unexpected locations. You no
> longer can "just apt-get" the target arch libs you need. This is
> managable as long as you stick with autoconf -based software, but you'll
> go nuts with the more esoteric build systems, like the one of apache.
> Even with autoconfed apps, things like gtk and pango are not easy to
> crosscompile.

gccross tool from dpkg-cross addresses exactly this issue. It transparantly
adds proper compiler flags, so cross-compile libs and includes are found.

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