Create cross wayland-scanner for toolchain or cross-development environment

Quentin Glidic sardemff7+wayland at
Fri Jul 8 08:17:50 UTC 2016

On 18/05/2016 14:55, Andrew Kosteltsev wrote:
> Hi guys,
> Currently during cross compilation of the wayland library the
> wayland-scanner utility is built by cross-gcc and then used on the
> developer machine which lead build error.
> I suggest to build development version, for example,
> $(top_builddir)/build-wayland-scanner and to use this utility during
> cross-buildin the wayland package.
> When build is done the user can copy this release of scanner utility
> into his toolchain or into his SDK for example wit $(host-triplet) preffix
> cp $(top_builddir)/build-wayland-scanner
> SDK/bin/$(host_triplet)-wayland-scanner
> Then the user can make use this cross-wayland-scanner in his SDK, for
> example, like follow:
> $ ../MesaLib-10.3.4/configure
> WAILAND_SCANNER=$(SDK_DIR)/bin/$(target)-wayland-scanner
> I have attached the patch for you. Please look at this patch and please
> make decision related to cross building the wayland.
> Of course after applying attached patch we have to reconfigure src package;
> $ autoreconf -i

NAK from me on this patch.

wayland-scanner does not output host-specific code, so you should simply 
use the one in the PATH of your build machine, via --with-host-scanner.



Quentin “Sardem FF7” Glidic

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