[fpc-devel] Freepascal on SPARC, MIPS(EL) and ARM GNU/Linux hosts

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Mon Sep 24 13:08:46 CEST 2007

Luca Olivetti schrieb:
> En/na Michael Schnell ha escrit:
>> Do you think it's really essential to have the compiler run on the
>> target ? Cross-compiling should be much easier to do and a lot easier
>> to work with for the users. (Is anybody really supposed to write
>> programs on his PDA ? )
> Well, my arm machine (a buffalo linkstation pro) is sold as a network
> drive, has 128MBytes, it comes from the factory with a vendor provided
> stripped-down linux, and it has been hacked to run full-fledged debian,
> so it's not exactly a pda (in fact it's my personal
> mail/web/jabber/nfs/and various other things server).
> Cross-compiling is too much of a hassle for me, since I'd have to
> reproduce the library environment of the lspro on the host machine, and
> I should also carefully study the documentation on cross-compiling ;-)

I built one but it seems that it didn't made it onto the website.

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