[Mono-dev] Mono cross compile

Tim Cussins timcussins at eml.cc
Mon Feb 18 03:29:31 EST 2008

Hi Webmaster

When cross-compiling for ARM, I ran into issues with missing symbols at 
link-time (GC_local_xxx). If you also get this for ppc, try configuring 
mono with "--with-tls=pthread"


Bill F wrote:
> 2008/2/18 WebMaster <webmaster at trsoft.info>:
>>  I'm trying to cross compile mono for powerpc, compiling runtime is ok, but
>> I was unable to compile msc and corresponding libraries. I've got sources
>> from svn via anonymous access. Can anyone give me some suggestions how to do
>> this? Thank for answers.
> The procedure that I have been using is similar to the one on the Mono
> ARM port page http://www.mono-project.com/Mono:ARM
> On the Host, build as normal (not cross compile)
>     ./configure
>     make install DESTDIR=`pwd`/tmptree
> Copy the files from tmptree to your Target platform.
> On the Target platform, build mono without mcs:
>     ./configure --disable-mcs-build
>     make install
> This will install over the top of the files you copied from the Host.
> I can't get the mcs or gmcs to work on my Target, but I can run
> assemblies compiled on the Host OK.  I have a bug open for this issue:
> https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=355025
> Good luck,
> Bill

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