[Pkg-chromium-maint] chromium on arm (was: About Jessie and missing packages)
riku.voipio at iki.fi
Tue Mar 31 12:36:51 UTC 2015
On Tuesday, March 31, 2015 1:33:29 PM EEST, peter green wrote:
> See https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=696909
> for more information on the many issues we had trying to keep
> chromium working on armhf.
> If there is to be a supported chromium package in raspbian
> going forward it needs to be dealt with on the Debian side
> first. Unfortunately chromium seems to be the package from hell.
> It looks like since that time that the Debian chromium
> maintainers have tried to reenable armhf support on two
> occasions (in versions 28.0.1500.71-1 and 29.0.1547.57-3+exp1)
> but in both cases the package failed to build. ccing the
> chromium maintainers to see if they have any comments.
> Are you recompiling jessie packages for better armv7 support?
> The whole point of raspbian is to provide support for armv6. If
> you want armv7 optimised packages use Debian armhf.
Looks like ubuntu has chromium in armhf packages:
The changes to enable armhf build seems quite small (bunch of arm related
defines and unsetting sysroot). I haven't tested if the binaries ubuntu
builds actually work.
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