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Is it possible to (cross) compile EmulationStation (from x86 to raspi)?

  • I would like to be able to compile EmulationStation on my Linux x86 and then execute the binary on my Raspberry Pi 1, (a.k.a. cross compiling). Has anyone here been able to do this?

    A question to RetroPie maintainers: when you update the binaries, do you compile everything in the raspberry pi itself?

  • Just from a linux point of view, ES is written in C++, so I don't see why it couldn't cross-compile with arm-linux-gnueabihf-g++

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    @meleu I use emulated arm chroot with qemu on x86_64 pc with ubuntu, but also cross compiler on the host via distcc. (I don't have time to do any write up but there are some on the net).

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