Make tests on a cross compile?

Scott Neugroschl scott_n at
Tue Feb 10 03:31:30 AEDT 2015

Thanks, Damien.

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From: Damien Miller [mailto:djm at] 
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Subject: Re: Make tests on a cross compile?

On Fri, 6 Feb 2015, Scott Neugroschl wrote:

> I may have asked this before ... my memory is bad.
> Is it possible to run "make tests" on a cross-compile build?

Where would you be running the tests? You couldn't run them on the host compiler.

They should work fine if you copy the build directory to the target platform and run them there.

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