On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 05:37:10PM +0100, drago01 wrote:
On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 5:34 PM, Brendan Conoboy
> On 03/20/2012 09:21 AM, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>> That said, I considera cross-building environment for secondary arch to
>> be inevitable, which would at least help for the class of issues, I am
>> referring to above.
> I'm a big fan of cross compilation, but introducing it into Fedora in order
> to support ARM seems unlikely to succeed for too many reasons to go into.
The reasons are? ....
We use cross-compilation right now for mingw-* packages (for Windows).
However you cannot use cross-compilation to create a foo-*.armv7hl.rpm
package. That's because our entire toolchain, from RPM through Koji,
simply does not understand cross-compilation properly.
Solvable, but undoubtedly a ton of work for everyone.
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