[mythtv-users] Possible a dumb cross compile question

Ryan Steffes rbsteffes at gmail.com
Fri Sep 10 11:48:41 EDT 2004

On Fri, 10 Sep 2004 10:29:22 -0500, Aaron Griffin
<aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> First, make sure the processors have something in common (i.e. don't
> run a SPARC backend with a 286 front end or something like that).
> I am going to assume they're both Intel/AMD.
> If the packages are all compiled for the lowest common instruction
> set, you shouldn't have a problem.  It would be safest to compile for
> i386 instructions (unless of course your front end is a 286 or
> lower.... then shoot yourself).
> You're going to have to look into how to do this, as I don't have the
> time to explain... seeing as you're unsure about this question yet
> you're compiling things, I'm assuming you're on Gentoo... there should
> be a architecture setting in make.conf (is that right?) switch it from
> your proc to 386 (check the documentation).
> Let me know what happens 8)
> On Fri, 10 Sep 2004 16:58:42 +0200, Asciimonster

Actually, I left it as the default "pentiumpro" which seems to run
okay on both boxes. One is a Celeron 466 and the other is an AMD XP
2500+.  I was just asking because it SEEMS to run ok, but I didn't
want to end up with trouble down the road.

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