Gentoo Archives: gentoo-mips

From: "Alexander Færøy" <ahf@××××.dk>
To: gentoo-mips@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-mips] Status of Gentoo/MIPS developers
Date: Sun, 10 Jan 2010 14:00:29
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-mips] Status of Gentoo/MIPS developers by Dirk Tilger
1 On Sat, Jan 09, 2010 at 08:10:58PM +0400, Dirk Tilger wrote:
2 > If it's about using Gentoo on your O2, you could look for any Linux
3 > distribution to give you a solid ground and then use gentoo-prefix in
4 > your daily activities. That would even work if you had IRIX on the box,
5 > but is most likely equally experimental as having Gentoo on it.
7 Why on earth would anyone want to do that? That is perhaps the most
8 silly solution to an issue that has ever been suggested on this list.
10 > What might help: Using gentoo-embedded one could emerge a cross
11 > compilation toolchain on a decent compilation machine of any
12 > architecture (sys-devel/crossdev). Then you export that compiler using
13 > sys-devel/distcc and make it available on your slow Gentoo/MIPS box.
15 Except that some important packages are a pain in the arse to
16 cross-compile.
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19 Alexander Færøy