OLPC build creation failed
joseprous at gmail.com
Thu Oct 4 10:13:51 EDT 2012
Thanks Martin, I could build bios-crypto from git. It signs and it looks
like everything works :)
Thanks everybody for the help.
On Tue, Oct 2, 2012 at 12:57 PM, Jerry Vonau <jvonau at shaw.ca> wrote:
> On Thu, 2012-09-13 at 17:51 -0700, John Gilmore wrote:
> > > On Thu, Sep 13, 2012 at 3:57 PM, Jose Prous <joseprous at gmail.com>
> > > > Yes it's a x86 machine, I guess that is the problem. Thanks.
> > >
> > > Glad that we found the reason. We should add an explicit check in OOB
> > > that gives you a more useful error msg.
> > Instead, you should fix OOB so it works to cross-compile.
> Sorry John, I don't think OOB is fixable without first fixing yum as
> imgcreater uses yum to resolve dependencies and install the rpms. The
> problem is that yum deduces what arch yum is running on by calling uname
> and offers no way to override that variable. The PTB didn't view this
> behaviour as a bug, which later cropped up in other places in Fedora
> like anaconda. Even Martin felt the effects of this decision.
> > We at
> > Cygnus spent years making the GNU tools able to cross-compile, and it
> > all works. We built a big test infrastructure and made sure that the
> > resulting executables were bit-for-bit identical no matter what the
> > build host was. It's just your builder script that's unable to
> > do it -- and that is under your control.
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