[oe] problems doing bitbake task-base

Jamie Lenehan lenehan at twibble.org
Thu Jun 14 01:35:54 UTC 2007

On Thu, Jun 14, 2007 at 02:32:47AM +1000, "Luís Cargnini" wrote:
> So what you are telling me is this perl is been compiled to run over my host
> machine ?


> So it is not been cross-compiled for my target ?

THe perl build system uses itself during the build. Obviously it
can't use itself when built for the target. So we have to build perl
first and then trick the perl build into using parts of the native
build while trying to cross-compile for the target (shared

So anything perl related *always* (including any perl modules) always
needs to compile the native version first before the verison for the

> just put it as a pre-requisite for OE installation !
> my perl --version of gentoo installed version:
> enterprise ~ # perl --version

We can't use the host perl because we need both the native and target
versions to match - this means not just version numbers but
*everything*, every option and every installed module.

Also while you have have the same verison of perl there's no
guarantee that this would be the case.

 Jamie Lenehan <lenehan at twibble.org>

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