[linux-elitists] [RANT] Debian the Elitist Distribution?

Jim Thompson jim@netgate.com
Mon Feb 23 06:40:30 PST 2004


>> Show me the "auto-build (with cross-compilers) all of 'sarge' from
>> source for PowerPC (or your favorite non-x86 target) script.
> 
> This seems like a non-sequiter.  Are you trying to say that you can
> cross-build everything with your choice of distribution, but
> binary-based systems can't do it?
> 
> If so, would you like to share your magic technique for making
> arbitrary packages cross-buildable?
> 
> If not, why are you asking Mike to do something that you can't do?

OK, take out the 'cross-compiler' step, debian still can't do it. 

(And, btw, you're asking for something I wasn't).

Jim



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