[rescue] Compiling for older releases

Phil Stracchino alaric at caerllewys.net
Tue Aug 24 13:59:33 CDT 2004

On Tue, Aug 24, 2004 at 12:21:50PM -0400, William Enestvedt wrote:
> Can I "cross-compile" something -- OpenSSH, for example -- on, say, a
> Solaris 8 system for use on a Solaris 2.6 system? I know that I can
> compile on an older release of the OS for use on a newer release, but I
> want to go vice versa.
>    I suspect I know the answer, but I am hoping to be wrong. :7) Thanks
> for any brief but merciful replies.

There is absolutely nothing whatsoever that will prevent you from
compiling OpenSSH on a Solaris 8 box for a Solaris 2.6 box.  All you
need to do is build and install the appropriate cross-compiler to build 
it with.

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