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Re: Debian SH3 port

On Mon, May 08, 2006 at 01:04:58PM -0300, Caio Begotti wrote:
> On Monday 08 May 2006 12:52, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> > > We wanna set it up with dpkg-cross to build sh3 packages,
> >
> > Buildd doesn't support that ATM. You can do native builds, or use distcc
> > or similar tricks, but directly cross-building isn't supported.
> That's the point :-) I suppose you know the buildd enough

Yeah :-)

> to explain how it build things

It just runs 'dpkg-buildpackage', with some options. The problem is,
mainly, that cross-building isn't supported by the majority of packages.

> and why it could not be done, Wouter?
> Do you know if m68k and arm builds are done natively or what?

Yes, all Debian architectures currently compile natively.

> According the build times it is, but I'd like to know if nobody have
> ever thought about it.

<http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2006/01/msg00828.html>, the final

Fun will now commence
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