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Re: Long-term mass bug filing for crossbuild support

Am Samstag 10 November 2007 schrieb Neil Williams:
> On Sat, 10 Nov 2007 15:02:31 +0100
> Hendrik Sattler <post@hendrik-sattler.de> wrote:
> > Am Dienstag 06 November 2007 schrieb Neil Williams:
> > > The most common change is simply to retrieve the cross-building
> > > metadata from dpkg-architecture in debian/rules:
> > > http://wiki.debian.org/EmdebianGuide
> >
> > Does Emdebian support upcoming cmake-2.6 cross-compile support or is this
> > planned?
> > See: http://www.cmake.org/Wiki/CMake_Cross_Compiling
> emdebian-tools will support any build system that can be used in
> debian/rules. The build system should configure itself using only the
> data provided by dpkg-architecture but can use that information in
> whatever manner is needed to get the right values into the right
> variables.

How do you determine the root dir of the target? It's likely not / so it can 
be about anywhere in the tree. Or does the build happens in a chroot 

How and which environment variables are set to which values?
"man dpkg-buildpackage" doesn't tell anything about those.


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