Putting cross compilers into Fedora

Bruno Wolff III bruno at wolff.to
Wed Sep 1 13:11:31 UTC 2010


On Wed, Sep 01, 2010 at 11:41:34 +0100,
  David Howells <dhowells at redhat.com> wrote:
> 
> Would it be worth our while putting into Fedora basic gcc and binutils rpms
> for cross compilers for all the Linux arches?  I keep finding the need to
> compile kernels for arches other than the x86_64 boxes I normally use, and I
> keep borrowing prebuilt compilers off others (usually Al Viro - thanks Al!) to
> do this.
> 
> However, as the kernel advances, older compilers cease being able to compile
> it, so I have to go finding new compilers again.

Openwrt's build environment builds the needed cross compiler for you.
It works on Fedora. It may be a place to look for an example build system
for doing this.


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