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Re: [lmi] Cross-compiling lmi from Linux to MSW

From: Greg Chicares
Subject: Re: [lmi] Cross-compiling lmi from Linux to MSW
Date: Sun, 31 Jan 2016 21:11:18 +0000
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On 2016-01-22 15:20, Vadim Zeitlin wrote:
> On Fri, 22 Jan 2016 14:48:48 +0000 Greg Chicares <address@hidden> wrote:
[...run a debian-stable cross compiler on a debian-oldstable system...]
> GC> Would you recommend any particular way to do that?
>  Yes: install Jessie in a chroot and install the cross-compiler there. This
> is not as simple just upgrading to Jessie (which would be definitely my
> preferred way of solving the problem), but it won't touch anything on your
> main system and won't have any overhead (other than a few dozen of
> megabytes taken by the chrooted system). Please let me know if I should go
> into the details of creating a chroot under Debian but at a first glance I
> think https://wiki.debian.org/chroot explains it well.

Do you find schroot (with initial 's') advantageous, or should I
not bother trying to learn it?

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