[maemo-users] Cross-compiling for the N800

From: Peter Flynn peter at silmaril.ie
Date: Fri Apr 11 02:38:46 EEST 2008
Marius Gedminas wrote:
> I'm afraid "compiling a .c file" falls under the definition of
> development, in this case.

Nope. No more so than downloading an application source and typing 
configure;make;make install

> I do agree that the whole Scratchbox setup is way too complicated.


Andrew Daviel wrote:

 > Personally, I installed scratchbox as per
 > http://tablets-dev.nokia.com/4.0/INSTALL.txt
 > then have to start the environment up and login.
 > Then I get a prompt
 > [sbox-CHINOOK_ARMEL: ~]>
 > and can do gcc, make etc., then copy binaries to the tablet with scp.

That worked perfectly. Thanks very much. Exactly what was needed

I've trashed the vmware dev kit. It looks good for development, but for 
compiling an existing single-file program, it's grotesque overkill.


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