[paludis-user] Cross compiling stages

Mike Kelly pioto at pioto.org
Thu Dec 23 19:17:32 UTC 2010

On Thu, 23 Dec 2010 17:08:05 +0000
Matt Turner <mattst88 at gmail.com> wrote:

> I've been building gentoo/mips stages, and while I have relatively
> fast mips hardware, it's still pretty slow, especially given the
> number of variations needed.
> Portage/crossdev/catalyst doesn't work like I'd think it should. I'd
> like to be able to cross compile full stages from, say, a Core i7.
> The only documentation I see from google about paludis+cross compiling
> is on the gentoo-wiki, so I though it'd be better to ask here. Can
> paludis make this process more sensible?
> If it exists, please point me to any documentation about paludis cross
> compiling.

There used to be a tool in paludis for this called "contrarius", but it
never really worked well (mostly because the Ebuild format isn't really
designed to work well with cross compiling), and so it was removed 2
years ago.

Mike Kelly

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