[OT] making software easily cross-compilable
Fri Apr 28 12:02:00 GMT 2006
On 28 April 2006 12:38, Michael K. Edwards wrote:
> I've had quite a bit of success using qemu to emulate the target
> processor, running in a debian chroot, for the purpose of compiling
> with a native toolchain. The trick is to persuade the binfmt_misc
> module that it should run target binaries under qemu. There's a
> script called mkxdeb that one of the Jornada developers wrote to
> capture most of the build and setup steps. It's a good starting
> I made a few changes to qemu and overhauled mkxdeb quite a bit to meet
> my needs at the last job. I don't have access to those changes right
> now, but I'll check with them and see if they'll send me a copy and
> let me post it under GPL or BSD/MIT type terms. Even if that's not
> possible, you shouldn't have too much trouble adapting mkxdeb
> (assuming your target is supported in sarge) if you're familiar with
> the Debian Way.
C'est magnifique, mais ce n'est-pas la cross-compiling!
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