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From: Christopher Friedt <cfriedt@...>
Subject: Re: Cross compiling libperl
Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2007 09:01:35 +0100
Alternatively, what I've done in the past, was actually natively compile 
badly behaved packages using Qemu/ARM.

This is naturally slightly slower.

Chris

Karl Hiramoto wrote:
> Petric Frank wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> i've read the mail from Corey <corey@...> (dd. 2006-11-20 03:13:19 GMT).
>>
>> The problem is that the build process compiles a test program for the 
>> destination platform and afterwards it tries to execute it.
>> This will never work when cross compiling.
>>
>> Are there any workarounds available (patches for the ebuild, etc.) ?
>>
>> regards
>>   Petric
>>   
> 
> There are a lot of packages like this that come this way from upstream
> 
> Options that have worked for me
> 1.  modify the configure script and/or makefiles to not run the test program
> 
> 2. In a few cases i complied gcc for my ARM platform, then compiled
> natively..  I think perl was one of these.. It took hours to compile..
> 
> --
> Karl.
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