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Re: Luna on ARM


2013/8/28 Albert Palacios Jimenez <optimisme@xxxxxxxxx>

> How can we test it?
> I want to run Luna on Raspberry and document it, can I install Raspbian
> and then add the elementary ppa?

Somewhat. Not directly, because Raspberry Pi CPU has a very old instruction
set, which is not supported by Ubuntu. However, you can still add the PPA
and build the packages from source using tools like apt-build, that should
work for any architecture thanks to Vala and Glib.

I suspect that compilation is going to take several days on the Pi, so you
might prefer to use cross-compilation on x86 or an emulated chroot on x86
using https://wiki.debian.org/QemuUserEmulation, along the lines of
https://wiki.debian.org/ArmHardFloatChroot except you need ARMv4 for the Pi.

Sergey "Shnatsel" Davidoff
OS architect @ elementary

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