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 7:10 AM Jeffrey Walton <> wrote:
> 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

I can't +1 this hard enough. Cross-compilation sucks!

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