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Alternatively, what I've done in the past, was actually natively compile
badly behaved packages using Qemu/ARM.
This is naturally slightly slower.
Karl Hiramoto wrote:
> Petric Frank wrote:
>> 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.) ?
> 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..
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