[CentOS] Recompiling source rpms for i386, i686 and x86_64 on the same box?

Fri Jan 14 10:49:18 UTC 2011
Mister IT Guru <misteritguru at gmx.com>

On 13/01/2011 13:20, Kwan Lowe wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 5:25 AM, Mister IT Guru<misteritguru at gmx.com>  wrote:
>> At the risk of sounding like an newbie, is is possible to build the RPMS
>> for all architectures on the same box at the same time? I would really
>> like to automate this, so that I can keep track of the RPMS's and build
>> them into my own future repo. (That's another project, I'm sure I'll
>> come to the list for that one!)
> Shouldn't be any problems doing it. With the right environment
> variables you can build any architecture on any other.  I.e., I've
> built ARM and MIPS under x86 before.  Tricky, but certainly doable.
At least I know now for sure that it is doable! Great - Well, I guess I 
better start planning on learning Mock - although I am very open to 
hearing best practice methods of compiling software cross architecture, 
if anyone has a blog or website I'd give it a shot.

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