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Date:      Tue, 16 Jun 2020 09:28:23 +0200
From:      =?utf-8?q?mayuresh=40kathe=2Ein?= <mayuresh@kathe.in>
To:        "Ralf Mardorf" <ralf-mardorf@riseup.net>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   =?utf-8?q?Re=3A?= Possible to compile tree on a different =?utf-8?q?OS=3F?=
Message-ID:  <581-5ee87480-29-5e63d300@42519970>
In-Reply-To: <20200616090259.0d5f0f1e@archlinux>

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On Tuesday, June 16, 2020 12:32 PM IST, Ralf Mardorf <ralf-mardorf@rise=
up.net> wrote: 
 
> On Tue, 16 Jun 2020 08:20:57 +0200, mayuresh@kathe.in wrote:
> >On Tuesday, June 16, 2020 11:42 AM IST, Ralf Mardorf wrote: 
> > 
> >> On Tue, 16 Jun 2020 07:16:37 +0200, mayuresh@kathe.in wrote:  
> >> >The NetBSD folks have mechanisms in place to allow compiling
> >> >(including cross-compiling) their entire (or partial) source tree=

> >> >under a different operating system. Eg. I can download and compil=
e
> >> >the NetBSD source tree under a Ubuntu system using GNU build tool=
s.
> >> >
> >> >Does FreeBSD have such facilities in place too?  
> >> 
> >> By googling I couldn't find a script such as
> >> https://www.netbsd.org/docs/guide/en/chap-build.html , but a howto=

> >> 
> >> https://marcelog.github.io/articles/cross=5Ffreebsd=5Fcompiler=5Fi=
n=5Flinux.html
> >>
> >You have not understood my requirement.
> >I want to download the latest FreeBSD source tree on my machine
> >running native Ubuntu only and compile that source tree. As an examp=
le
> >of what's possible under NetBSD, read the snippet (below) from the
> >NetBSD mailing list.
> >
> >=3D=3D=3D=3D NetBSD mailing list snippet =3D=3D=3D=3D
> >as per martin husemann <martin@duskware.de>
> >
> >cd $(top-dir-where-you-put-the-netsbd-tree)
> >./build.sh -m evbarm64-el tools kernel=3DMYKERNEL
> >[snip]
> 
> The first link I posted is about build.sh, so I seemingly
> understand quite good what you want. You don't understand my reply.
> Likely (I can't say for sure) FreeBSD doesn't provide a script
> comparable to NetBSD's build.sh, at least I had no success when
> googling. The second link posted by me is a tutorial on how to set up=

> "a cross compiler (gcc) for freebsd under linux", which is a starting=

> point, an alternative to a script that automagically sets up
> "everything".

Okay, now I got it, so there's no automagic solution ready for use yet.=


Thanks,

~Mayuresh




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