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Re: Social Contract GR's Affect on sarge

On Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 07:06:43AM -0400, Raul Miller wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 09:41:53AM +0900, GOTO Masanori wrote:
> > This is much off topic issue of this thread, but, "So you can make
> > effort to build glibc for debian main distribution on another system
> > that is not driven by the current glibc".  Nowdays, we don't need to
> > do this kind of work which is sometimes executed for system
> > bootstrapping.
> Does that work?
> Cross compilation is tricky -- do you know anyone who has done this?
> If debian's glibc can be built on bsd running under bsd's libc, then
> that fully satisfies the legal requirements, leaving just the practical
> issues.
> Thanks,

I do this on a daily basis.  Generating the complete set of Debian
packages would be very difficult, but also unnecessary if you're
willing to scrap a couple of chroots in the process.

Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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