LinuxQuestions.org
Go Job Hunting at the LQ Job Marketplace
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Fedora
User Name
Password
Fedora This forum is for the discussion of the Fedora Project.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 06-15-2006, 08:48 AM   #1
powah
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2005
Distribution: FC, Gentoo
Posts: 276

Rep: Reputation: 30
Setup Fedora core 3 & Redhat 7.2 software development environment under Fedora core 5


I want to set up software development environment for both Fedora core 3 & Redhat 7.2 application development. However, I cannot install Fedora core 3 and Redhat 7.2 because their CD boot disks cannot find the disk drive but I can install Fedora core 5 on my new computer. I will compile my application source code on this new computer but download and test them on separate FC 3 and RH 7.2 computers which has our own proprietary hardware.

What is the best way to set this up?
Is it still possible to install FC 3 and RH 7.2 on my new computer?
Or do I install the gcc binary or linux libraries which Fedora core 3 and Redhat 7.2 used, then compile with the compile commands such as gcc_fc3 and gcc_rh7.2?
If yes, then how?
Please tell me any relevant website I should look at.
Thanks.

Last edited by powah; 06-15-2006 at 09:01 AM.
 
Old 06-16-2006, 10:25 AM   #2
unSpawn
Moderator
 
Registered: May 2001
Posts: 26,949
Blog Entries: 54

Rep: Reputation: 2732Reputation: 2732Reputation: 2732Reputation: 2732Reputation: 2732Reputation: 2732Reputation: 2732Reputation: 2732Reputation: 2732Reputation: 2732Reputation: 2732
What is the best way to set this up?
I'd say it depends on what the dependencies of the application are, how much effort can be justified and what the allowed margin of error is. If you can't risk anything and you need it to say access certain HW under that release, then I would suggest looking into a way to install RHL and FC. If "CD boot disks cannot find the disk drive" has something to do with needing driver disks, check your vendors site. If you don't have any special req's but can't risk contamination you could also go for virtualisation (say Qemu). Installing separate toolchains isn't that hard I would think. You'll just have to make sure the dir tree's are separated and watch for fsck ups like RHL suddenly using NPTL-enabled libs ;-p Maybe Building and Testing gcc/glibc cross toolchains can provide a start.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Getting the environment address? (Fedora Core 4) ComPort Linux - Security 2 11-01-2005 09:32 PM
USB Laser Printer HP Laserjet 1000 is not working with Fedora Core 1,2,3 & RedHat 9 BM Shukla Linux - Hardware 5 02-23-2005 02:47 AM
Install Java development environment on Fedora Core 2 WesleyVH Linux - Software 2 10-13-2004 09:50 AM
Cannot install fedora core 1 or core 2: Initial setup crashes: "Unable to mount root" ovelasco Linux - Newbie 10 07-15-2004 07:19 PM
Installing a Modem & connect to internet in Linux Redhat Fedora core arinlinux Linux - Newbie 2 06-25-2004 06:15 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:30 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration