Is it feasible to cross-build compat5x binary?

Kris Kennaway kris at
Tue Oct 25 10:09:43 PDT 2005

On Tue, Oct 25, 2005 at 02:47:57AM +0200, Jeremie Le Hen wrote:
> Hi Peter and others,
> > At some stage, we need to validate our cross-build chain with cmp(1).
> > We can probably leverage off the work that NetBSD has done in this
> > area.  This would significantly simplify the work involved in supporting
> > the various architectures.
> in case you know enough about NetBSD's, can you say if FreeBSD's
> build architecture is powerful enough to merely use it with a few s///
> or does it still lack one or more things ?

I expect it's pretty different.  ru@ did a lot of work on
cross-building FreeBSD though, and he had a fairly detailed list
of known differences between cross-built and native builds.  I'm not
sure if he reduced it to 0 length.

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