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Pp. 47-56 of the Proceedings Cross-building NetBSD

Luke Mewburn and Matthew Green, The NetBSD Foundation


NetBSD has a cross build infrastructure which allows cross-building of an entire NetBSD release including bootable distribution media. The build process does not require root privileges or writable source directories. The build process works on many POSIX compatible operating systems. This paper explains the changes made to NetBSD to enable this build process, enumerates benefits of the work, and introduces future work enabling cross building of any software for NetBSD.
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