Putting cross compilers into Fedora
kraxel at redhat.com
Wed Sep 1 14:37:19 UTC 2010
>> b) To equippe the rpm/yum/mock etc. infrastructure with a mechanism to
>> pull-in "foreign binaries" into a sys-root (E.g. to install Fedora
>> *.ppc.rpm rpms into /usr/ppc-redhat/sys-root). So far, such mechanism
>> doesn't exist.
> No need for that eithr. They can figure out
> rpm2cpio package | cpio -i -
Isn't that easy, you'll have to do a bunch of fixups after doing so to
have things actually work. Also automagic fetching of packages
(including dependencies) would be nice. Upgrading them even nicer.
Creating a script (or yum plugin?) doing all that is probably *much*
less work than creating tons of extra packages for userspace cross builds.
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