Packaging native newlib

Shaun Jackman
Thu Dec 2 23:39:00 GMT 2004

The package is being built on x86 Linux, but I'd like to know if the
newlib headers files are portable accross the Debian architectures:
alpha arm hppa hurd-i386 i386 ia64 m68k mips mipsel powerpc s390 sparc.


On Thu, 02 Dec 2004 18:19:48 -0500, Jeff Johnston <> wrote:
> Assuming you are referring to x86 Linux and the choice of i386, i486, i586,
> etc.: the installed newlib header files are currently the same.
> -- Jeff J.
> Shaun Jackman wrote:
> > When building newlib natively, do the installed headers differ at all
> > depending on the architecture of the system on which it's being built?
> > I'm trying to decide whether the newlib-headers package needs to be
> > built for each architecture individually, or whether one package will
> > be suitable for all architectures.
> >
> > Please cc me in your reply. Thanks,
> > Shaun

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