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Re: Cross-compilers.



On Thu, 2006-08-03 at 09:30 +0800, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-08-02 at 15:21 -0500, Clark Williams wrote:
> > We could generate x86, x86_64, and PPC hosted toolchains for
> > x86, x86_64 and PPC and then be able to build say PPC packages from an
> > x86_64 (the immediate benefactor would probably be the build system). 
> 
> Cross-compilation of packages is never going to work reliably.
True.

>  Too many
> people make the mistake of using autocrap, and don't handle
> cross-compilation at all well.
You are dead wrong. auto*tools do handle cross compilation very well.
Many auto* based configuration work with cross-compilers OTB.

Ralf






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