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Re: mknetrel for president

On Mon, Jul 08, 2002 at 07:51:58AM -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.

    mkdir build
    cd build
    /src/configure --target=i686-pc-cygwin --host=i686-pc-cygwin --build=i686-pc-linux --prefix=/wherever
    make install


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