[CentOS-devel] Help offer on Sparc front

Christoph Maser cmr at financial.com
Fri Jan 9 07:39:29 UTC 2009


Am Freitag, den 09.01.2009, 06:00 +0100 schrieb Didi Hoffmann:
> Have you thought about bootstrapping the process. You could use an
> linux distro that supports sparc and then build the binaries there.
> Once you have a working system you can compile everything again to
> eliminate the dependencies on the host system.
>
> I suppose a chroot would be enough to get something decent quite
> quickly.
>
> I have always found it very hard to cross compile .
>
> Cheers Didi
>

I do use a sparc machine with a sparc OS (CentOS). Seem using -mcpu=v9
helps a lot.

Chris


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