On Wed, Mar 11, 1998 at 09:21:12PM -0800, John-Mark Gurney wrote:
> wouldn't most of this hoopla go away if we built our tools static
> instead of dynamic? also, it would allow us to not build the shared
> libs when initially building the tools...
> I've also thought about digging in to see about using your x86 box to
> do a buildworld, but end up with alpha or sparc binaries... I think
> this would help the porting effort among other things...
> anybody have any objections to these ideas going into the tree (after
> testing of course :) )?
The 'static tools' idea is one I'm slightly sceptic of - it depends on
how easy it would be to switch back and forth, I guess.
As for crossbuilding: Do it! (But be aware that there are a lot of
irritating small issues to it - NetBSD hasn't got functional
cross-building for all platforms).
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