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Re: Fedora and Cross Compiling

On Wed, 2007-06-13 at 09:38 +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
> I think you on the one side and I and Ralf on the other side are talking about 
> different things, let me try to clarify. I believe you are talking about cross 
> building the Fedora distro to run as a replacement distro on embedded devices, 
> in which case I agree with what you say above.

Yes. To start with, I have been thinking about Fedora->Fedora (or at
least Fedora->Linux) cross-compilation.

> However I (and Ralf to some extend to AFAIK) am talking about building 
> executables to run on an embedded platform using the manufacturer provided 
> distro for that platform. For example with the gp2x (a handheld game device / 
> video player) there is a distro in onboard FLASH and you can insert an sd-card 
> with your own applications.
> In this case completely different rules apply.

Yes, this is true. Where there are ABI differences, it makes sense to
have a toolchain version which matches your target environment.


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