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2016-11-11 0:44 GMT+01:00 Paul Wise <pabs@debian.org>:
> On Fri, Nov 11, 2016 at 5:15 AM, Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo wrote:
>> For me, having to rebuild is not a problem, as long as the machines do
>> the job, but if we're back to square one as some people mention in the
>> thread, that'll really hurt.  Untangling all circular deps and so on is
>> a *major* hassle.
> I thought there was a solution for this in rebootstrap? IIRC it is
> something like semi-automatically adding build profiles where they are
> needed to break the cycles.

Not completely, since there are many missing pieces, some programs
don't work properly (or are subtly broken) when cross-compiled, and
the lack of a native environment (even if very crude) prevent you from
trying to debug problems -- at least in my experience so far.

Manuel A. Fernandez Montecelo <manuel.montezelo@gmail.com>

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