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Re: Cross-compiling kernels



I think dpkg-cross can already do it.

On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 9:12 AM, Rogério Brito <rbrito@ime.usp.br> wrote:
> Hi there.
>
> Do you have a slow machine that has, say, a G3 processor and has access
> to a much faster ia32/x86-64 machine, but want to keep the PowerPC
> machine (I do)?
>
> Do you want to compile your own kernels, but are afraid of the time that
> it takes to compile things on the G3 and would be much more pleased if
> the dual/quad ia32/x86-64 machine could be used to compile the kernel
> for your G3?
>
> Then, you can "fullfil your dreams" cross-compiling your kernels, that
> is, generating a handy Debian package (i.e., a .deb package) with your
> faster machine and use it on the PowerPC.
>
> I just did that yesterday night. I created a script to automate the
> whole thing. It is darned easy with the flexibility of the GNU tools
> that we have today (actually, I have two scripts). This is simply
> beautiful technology, working at its best.
>
> If anybody is interested in what I have, please let me know and I will
> promptly release them in their dirty, working versions (for me).
>
>
> Regards, Rogério Brito.
>
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