Re: gtk cross compile
- From: "Xyber Blue" <xyberblue gmail com>
- To: "J. Ali Harlow" <ali juiblex co uk>
- Cc: gtk-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: gtk cross compile
- Date: Thu, 9 Mar 2006 11:45:53 +0800
You don't have to cross compile pkg-config since during cross
compiling, it is the native pkg-config from host will be used. So if
you have no pkg-config installed in your current host PC, then you
have to compile it natively for host PC.
On 3/8/06, J. Ali Harlow <ali juiblex co uk> wrote:
> On 08/03/06 08:11:06, rakesh p wrote:
> > hi all,
> > am trying to cross compile gtk+ in my powerpc-405-linux-gnu
> > is it required to cross compile pkgconfig for that?because from
> > mailing list i got one information that we need to check whether it
> > is really required for our plat form.if so ,how can i check its
> > needed?.
> There are two ways that you could compile pkgconfig which are both
> sometimes known as cross-compiling.
> 1. Host is native, target is powerpc-405-linux-gnu
> This is what you should technically use to allow you to cross-compile
> gtk+ for powerpc-405-linux-gnu. A quick check of pkgconfig's
> configure.in will quickly tell however, that the only target platform
> for which this makes a difference is mingw32, so you can just use a
> native build for powerpc-405-linux-gnu.
> 2. Host and target are both powerpc-405-linux-gnu
> This is what you would need if you wanted to be able to build libraries
> and applications on the powerpc-405-linux-gnu platform itself (rather
> than just targetting it).
> More information on this distinction here:
> gtk-list mailing list
> gtk-list gnome org
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