Cross-compiling LFS

jeremy at jeremy at
Thu Apr 1 18:32:52 PST 2004

> Hi all,
> First of all, I'm not sure this is a BLFS question, but I'm not
> sure it's an LFS question either. So, if I've used the wrong list,
> I apologize now. Simply let me know and I'll redirect the question
> to LFS-Support.
> I'm making my first attempt at cross-compiling from one x86 platform
> to another. I've read and I understand the concepts presented
> in the crosscompiling hint. I'll set the CHOST and CFLAGS environment
> variables, along with performing the uname hack.
> Is there anything else I need to look out for? The hint seems
> quite old, it references some very old packages. If anyone has
> any experience they would care to share which could save me some
> time and trouble, I'd appreciate it.
> Thanks,
> Randy

Save yourself some trouble, and use the kernel module hack referenced at
the end of the hint.  Doing that, you simply need to follow the book, and
it'll work beautifully - I do this all the time.


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