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Re: mknetrel for president

Where can I find "Jan's scripts for building a cross-compiler", as
mentioned below by Nicholas.
I would really appreciate any help on this.



On Mon, 08 Jul 2002 07:51:58 -0400
Nicholas Wourms <> wrote:

> Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >On Mon, Jul 08, 2002 at 03:05:54AM +0200, Jan Nieuwenhuizen wrote:
> >
> >> * set of functions for each stage (configure, make, install) etc,
> >>   and between stages.
> >> * each package can override any of these functions with its own.
> >> * configure, build, package src and binary package.
> >> * rather simple, specific and lightweight.
> >>
> >>Looking at mknetrel, there are two things that I really miss from my
> >>self-centered pov:
> >>
> >> * setting up the cross building environment.
> >>
> >
> >There should be little, if any cross build environment to set up.  You
> >either have the cross compilers or you don't.
> >
> I hate to chime in, but I love Jan's scripts for building a 
> cross-compiler.  Let's be frank, building a cross environment is easy, 
> but it is a tedious task somewhat prone to mistakes.  Jan's scripts make
> this task easy and autonomous to execute.  Just my opinion, but I think 
> bootstrapping the cross-environment would be an excellent add-on for 
> your script.  In most people's case, they do not have the 
> cross-compilers.  This would give them the option, should they desire, 
> to bootstrap and build the cross environment from scratch.  I don't know
> about most of you, but I'm lazier than sin, so I suppose that's my 
> reasoning for liking this.
> Cheers,
> Nicholas

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