Putting cross compilers into Fedora

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at freenet.de
Wed Sep 1 15:06:20 UTC 2010

On 09/01/2010 04:37 PM, Gerd Hoffmann wrote:
>>> 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.
You will want such kind of feature when cross-building rpms in mock, 
e.g. to build *.ppc.rpms on x86_64.

> Creating a script (or yum plugin?) doing all that is probably *much*
> less work than creating tons of extra packages for userspace cross builds.
Yes, that's the idea behind this.


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