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Re: cross compilation problems

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: cross compilation problems
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2000 20:50:42 +0200
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On Tue, Oct 24, 2000 at 11:21:53PM -0500, Daniel E . Baumann wrote:
> > Don't.  Compile hurd natively.
> Yeah I think I ran into some problem trying to do that. Although I did not
> craete a separate build directory as I was discussing with someone on IRC the
> other night. Do you need to make a separate build driectory?

Probably, it's the only way we do it and thus it is tested.

> > Useful for compiling gnumach but hurd builds fine natively.  Since you're
> > using Debian packages, get the hurd sources into some directory, then
> > 
> >     dpkg-source -x hurd*.dsc                #  extract sources
> >     cd hurd*
> >     dpkg-buildpackage -uc -us               #  build without signing
> > 
> > And it'll build debs for you.  You'll need dpkg-dev and maybe some
> > friends installed which you should probably already have.
> > 
> > If you have to restart because of some runaway translators (reported
> > on debian-hurd list), add the -nc flag to dpkg-buildpackage to avoid
> > starting from scratch.
> I wanted to build from CVS because it is the most up to date (isn't it?)

Yes, but it isn't 100% identical to the Debian package (kbd, mouse,

> and I
> would like to get the tunnel interface in pfinet (which Marcus commited
> to CVS a while ago) so I can get BSD user space PPP working with it.
> Although I think I may also have to build GNU Mach to get the com port fixes
> there, also.

The latest deb has them, but they are also in CVS, in case you roll your

> I am just shooting for something that will help me get PPP
> working. Does minicom work under the HURD? This would be nice to use to talk
> to my modem just to see if it works.

Neal has his version at


and I have a version laying around somewhere, too, if I didn't delete it in
the mean time. There were some issues, which weren't hard to kludge around,

> I think I shall try to compile all these natively since it should be easier.



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