[openbeos-build-team] Re: Building on linux

  • From: "Michael Phipps" <mphipps1@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: openbeos-build-team@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 30 Jun 2002 00:09:04 -0400

>The build environment is to allow folks lke Andrew to work during his lunch
>hour. To be honest it's not going to take much to maintain and shouldn't be
>an issue really. any just committed what's needed for the short term from
>the linux box :)

If it is minimal work, I can see a fair amount of advantage to this. Say, for 
building on an Itanium/Hammer/Alpha/PPC/whatever. It would be a lot easier to 
build on 
an existing native system than to cross compile.

>We should try to be as friendly as possible to other os's while we're
>starting as it'll lower the entry requirements. If someone wants to work on
>the code but hasn't got access to beos that shouldn't really stop them
>should it?

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