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Using Debian Multiarch for cross-compiling

I’ve recently acquired a [Raspberry Pi](http://www.raspberrypi.org/), and was considering using it for SNES
emulation. However, as it turns out that [Zsnes](http://www.zsnes.com/) is
x86-only, and that [Snes9x](http://www.snes9x.com/) got kicked out of Debian a
while back for having an annoying “no-commercial use”
[license](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Snes9x#License), so we’re into the
compile-it-yourself options. As Snes9x is a configure/makefile-type project, I
should in theory be able to just compile in on the Pi directly, but then we hit
the problem that it hasn’t got enough RAM to be able to do all the compiling…
fine, fine, I’ll go back into the messy world of cross-compiling.
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by
Tom Parker
on
17/06/12

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