Building x86 on x86_64
Posted Apr 28, 2005 22:27 UTC (Thu) by jmorris42
Parent article: No legacy for Fedora x86-64
> Currently 32bit packages have to be built on a 32bit host and 64bit
> packages will have to be built on a 64bit host.
Not really. A chroot tree with a 32bit environment can easily be hosted on a 64bit system. I build White Box Enterprise Linux in exactly such an environment and can build for both arches without a reboot.
You just say:
setarch i386 chroot [path to chroot]
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