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Re: Fedora and Cross Compiling



On Fri, 2007-06-15 at 08:38 -0500, David Smith wrote:
> I certainly see your point, but when bootstrapping an arch you sometimes 
> get in these cases where X requires Y which requires Z which requires X, 
> so you have to start chopping requires down to the minimal.

For bootstrapping, yes. But that mess doesn't see the light of day -- by
the time you get close to applying to become a secondary architecture
for Fedora, that should all be a thing of the past.

> Plus, if a native require is for something quite complicated like perl 
> or python, you typically want to postpone that pain for as long as 
> possible... 

Again, you're talking about the initial bootstrap. In which case ignore
me -- I wasn't thinking about that.

-- 
dwmw2


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