> Hi Nikita, Hello > as you know I try to get apt-get working for foreign architectures. I > could get a first version of apt-get working on installing PowerPC > packages with dependencies on a i386 using dpkg-cross to install them. Cool. Could you please let me look at your work? > This version is not ready for every day usage. > > Here a list of TODOs follow as next: > * More careful proceeding of package status information. > * Better proceeding of Packages files downloaded by APT. > * Support for deinstalling cross-packages using APT and dpkg-cross. > * Make `aptitude' happy about the cross-packages. > * Install cross-compiler while foreign GCC/BINUTILS are mandatory. > * Make apt-get -b (maybe apt-build) working. > > While testing I recognised that gcc-3.4-base-powerpc-linux is not build > for a PowerPC cross-compiler. Is this a bug? No, it's expected behaiour. Cross-compilers depend on gcc-X.Y-base. So add this to keepdeps. Nikita P.S. I remember that I have some unprocessed mail from you, It's not lost, just I haven't processed it yet.
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