[Build-common-hackers] Bug#450483: Pending! DEB_CONFIGURE_SCRIPT_ENV and cross-building

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Sat Apr 3 22:44:44 UTC 2010

tags 450483 pending

On Sat, May 17, 2008 at 08:54:53PM +0100, Neil Williams wrote:
>I'm just checking on progress on this bug as it is hampering my efforts 
>to create a sane autobuilder for Emdebian.
>If this bug could be closed, many packages in Emdebian would cross 
>build cleanly without patches, making it possible for Emdebian to make 
>a root filesystem release alongside Debian Lenny (kernels are 
>device-specific for many embedded situations).

Apologies for the loooong wait.

I have now improved CDBS to support cross-building, based on the 
discussions in this bugreport.

CDBS now also provides a few convenience variables to ease crossbuild 
support for other classes than makefile.mk and autotools.mk.

I noticed that qmake.mk, cmake.mk and scons.mk all explicitly set CC, 
and wonder if if would make sense to do a similar hack as with the 

Kind regards,

  - Jonas

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