> Bill Anderson wrote:
> ...yes responding to my own post ...
> >> Please send me you ppc, alpha, i64, mips, sparc machines and I will do
> >> the ports. :-)
> > How about SSH access to an Alpha? Good enough? ;^)=
> Actually, upon sonideration, you could set up gcc as a cross-compiler to
> build the packages for an alpha/sparc/etc.
I don't think you can build all packages with a cross compiler, but it
be possible to build the sys-build stuff with it.
Be warned building such a croo-compile enviroment is definately not an easy
> The those of us with acess to
> them can try them out. My alpha is a bit short on RAM, and as such takes
> along time to build things :(.
> I may try to set up gcc as a cross-compiler at work (mmmm 6-way XEON 700
> ...) sometime next month, as I want to build my alpha system from the
> ground up (it is currently in an odd state ...).
> Just random thoughts ...
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