Re: Pushing binary toolchains in Debian?
Oliver Kurth <firstname.lastname@example.org> :
> On Fri, 2005-04-15 at 22:03 +0400, Nikita V. Youshchenko wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > Would it be a good idea to push some toolchains in a binary form in
> > > debian?
> > >
> > > It would be nice to have x-compilos like gcc2.95 and more recent ones
> > > for all major embedded archs (ARM, ARM-softfloat, MIPS).
> > >
> > > What do you think?
> > That was discussed in the past.
> > There are too many host-target combinations, having those all is too
> > resourse-consuming.
I don't know if it's possible to only maintain binaries for x86 and ppc.
You can cover most embedded arch with few compilers (ppc, arm, mips,
Providing those binary toolchains would ease the production and tests.
> > Those who need particular cross-toolchain could easilly build it, either as
> > deb or otherwise.
> you can use the package toolchain-source, this will build the toolchain
> as debian packages for the architecture you want. You will also need
It is better to do not spend 2 hours building a toolchain.
Reusing common available toolchains is better.
Benjamin Henrion <email@example.com>
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