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Re: binutils-multiarch

> On Fri, 24 Aug 2007 22:18:41 +0100
> Neil Williams <codehelp@debian.org> wrote:
>> What is the status of multiarch within Emdebian?
> s/multiarch/binutils-multiarch/
>> During the rewrite of dpkg-cross, is it achievable to use
>> binutils-multiarch to solve some of the issues regarding reading
>> foreign shared library ELF files?
> It would appear usable - with binutils-multiarch installed, the
> dpkg-cross versions of objdump and strip are unnecessary.

At least previously, binutils-multiarch did not provide cross-assemblers, so
it could not be used for cross-compiling. This made cross-binutils
required. And as soon as cross-binutils are installed, there was motivation
to use strip and objdump from those.

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