Thursday, September 16, 2021

[fedora-arm] Re: What if Fedora stopped building for 32-bit ARM (armv7hl) in F36+?

On Thu, Sep 16, 2021 at 6:53 AM Peter Robinson <> wrote:
> > I think that keeping 32-bit ARM support is a good idea, but only if Fedora is willing to cross-compile. Native compilation on ARMv7 is a dead end.
> Know a lot of details about the nuances of that for a large complex
> distribution do you?

Lol, +1. I've never had a problem with a native build on a device,
even if it is slower.

Cross-compiling is the pits. Constant problems with authors hijacking
CPPFLAGS, CFLAGS, CXXFLAGS and LDFLAGS for their own use, which blows
away the cross-compile environment we setup for the build. It is a
battle just to get them to use AM_CFLAGS (and friends) and leave
CFLAGS (and friends) alone. It's very annoying to lose your C compiler
and --sysroot because of a shoddy

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