Re: Cross compiler ITP (armel)
Hector Oron <email@example.com> writes:
> I would like to do a little explanation on the ITP I have filled for
> These set of packages provide a cross toolchain for armel targets to
> be built on i386 and amd64 platforms (maybe ppc could be added)
> In order to avoid code duplication in the archive, this packages
> build depend on -source packages.
> As major technical issues, I would try to build cross compilers
> with --sysroot support, but that means dpkg-cross need to be updated
> for sysroot paths. For now, we might take the road we have been doing
> at emdebian.org (for many years) and start changing bits towards a
> nice sysrooted solution.
> Please, let me know if you need farther explanations on some topics
> or if you have any comment.
> Kind regards,
Why do you need --sysroot support? Or what prevents a --sysroot of /
when using the multiarch directories?
It seems like wasted work with multiarch being a release goal for
squeeze. Hop on the wagon and make it work for you too.