Hi Chris,

On Mon, Feb 18, 2019 at 02:11:59PM +0100, Chris Lamb wrote:
> Indeed. My now-obvious mistake was that I was following:
> 
>   https://wiki.debian.org/CrossCompiling#Building_your_own_cross-toolchain

I've updated that section to say that you don't need that. Thank you.

> .. instead of simply doing dpkg-buildpackage -a$arch. It is surely a
> credit to you and the rest of the folks involved here that cross-
> building has got that easy that I thought it could not /possibly/
> be that simple.

I guess that was the core of our misunderstanding. Indeed, the goal is
that cross building is a single command line flag. For lots of use
cases, we actually reached that.

> D'oh, of course; I often find these "false negatives" difficult to
> parse. Ah, okay, it is an easy/obvious fix now. Patch incoming...

Thank you. Looking forward to see this in unstable.

Helmut

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