Cross building ports

Dario Freni saturnero at
Sun May 28 07:29:25 PDT 2006

M. Warner Losh wrote:
> Greetings,
> Many moons ago, I took a look at the ports system and concluded that
> doing cross builds on ports would be difficult.  However, I have a
> need now to build FreeBSD/arm ports on a FreeBSD/i386 or FreeBSD/amd64
> box.  Before I dive into this problem again, I thought I'd see if
> anybody can share their experiences and thoughts on the matter.
> Thanks much...

I've no experiences with ports cross compiling, but it is one of the
goals of a SoC project from gabor@:

Dario Freni (saturnero at
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