Can FreeBSD-amd64 cross compile FreeBSD-i386?

Christopher Hilton chris at
Mon Aug 4 18:58:55 UTC 2014

On Aug 4, 2014, at 2:12 PM, John Howie <john at> wrote:

> Hi Chris,
> Are you talking about kernel and world, or ports? If kernel and world,
> check out README in /usr/src, and Makefile, too, for details how to use
> TARGET= on the command line (you can also set an environment variable),
> and MAKEOBJDIRPREFIX environment variable.
> There are plenty of blogs and web-sites that cover cross compilation of
> FreeBSD kernel and world, that you can refer to for pointers and examples.

Thank's, I'll look into the README. I knew that this was something NetBSD did but I didn't realize that FreeBSD had similar support.

My apologies for the question that could be answered with Google.

-- Chris
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