On Mon, 2009-01-05 at 15:01 +0000, Jamie Lokier wrote: > Bernd Petrovitsch wrote: > > I assume that the NFS-mounted root filesystem is a real distribution. > > Not unless you call uClinux (MMU-less) a real distribution, no.
Not really. > > > (* - No MMU on some ARMs, but I'm working on ARM FDPIC-ELF to add > > > proper shared libs. Feel free to fund this :-) > > > > The above mentioned ARMs have a MMU. Without MMU, it would be truly > > insane IMHO. > > We have similar cross-build issues without MMUs... I.e. that a lot of Of course. > useful packages don't cross-build properly (including many which use > Autoconf), and it might be easier to make a native build environment Tell me about it - AC_TRY_RUN() is the culprit. And `pkg-config` supports cross-compilation only since 18 months or so. Before one had to rewrite the generated .pc files. [...] > You mentioned ARM Debian. According to > http://wiki.debian.org/ArmEabiPort one recommended method of > bootstrapping it is building natively on an emulated ARM, because > cross-building is fragile. That's of course the other solution - if qemu supports your $EMBEDDED_CPU good enough. Bernd -- Firmix Software GmbH http://www.firmix.at/ mobil: +43 664 4416156 fax: +43 1 7890849-55 Embedded Linux Development and Services -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-embedded" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html