Re: Possible to compile tree on a different OS?
mayuresh at kathe.in
Tue Jun 16 07:28:27 UTC 2020
On Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:32 PM IST, Ralf Mardorf <ralf-mardorf at riseup.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Jun 2020 08:20:57 +0200, mayuresh at kathe.in wrote:
> >On Tuesday, June 16, 2020 11:42 AM IST, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> >> On Tue, 16 Jun 2020 07:16:37 +0200, mayuresh at kathe.in wrote:
> >> >The NetBSD folks have mechanisms in place to allow compiling
> >> >(including cross-compiling) their entire (or partial) source tree
> >> >under a different operating system. Eg. I can download and compile
> >> >the NetBSD source tree under a Ubuntu system using GNU build tools.
> >> >
> >> >Does FreeBSD have such facilities in place too?
> >> By googling I couldn't find a script such as
> >> https://www.netbsd.org/docs/guide/en/chap-build.html , but a howto
> >> https://marcelog.github.io/articles/cross_freebsd_compiler_in_linux.html
> >You have not understood my requirement.
> >I want to download the latest FreeBSD source tree on my machine
> >running native Ubuntu only and compile that source tree. As an example
> >of what's possible under NetBSD, read the snippet (below) from the
> >NetBSD mailing list.
> >==== NetBSD mailing list snippet ====
> >as per martin husemann <martin at duskware.de>
> >cd $(top-dir-where-you-put-the-netsbd-tree)
> >./build.sh -m evbarm64-el tools kernel=MYKERNEL
> The first link I posted is about build.sh, so I seemingly
> understand quite good what you want. You don't understand my reply.
> Likely (I can't say for sure) FreeBSD doesn't provide a script
> comparable to NetBSD's build.sh, at least I had no success when
> googling. The second link posted by me is a tutorial on how to set up
> "a cross compiler (gcc) for freebsd under linux", which is a starting
> point, an alternative to a script that automagically sets up
Okay, now I got it, so there's no automagic solution ready for use yet.
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