Re: using apt and aptitude for cross-building
On Tue, 2006-01-03 at 03:14 +0000, Wookey wrote:
> +++ Nikita V. Youshchenko [05-12-29 11:32 +0300]:
> > > Is there really no better way of doing this?
> > Raphael has written apt support for dpkg-cross package (for dpkg-cross 1.24,
> > if I remember correctly), but that still is not integrated into the main
> > package. I first wanted to understand how it works, but then got a new job
> > and since then have almost no free time :(.
> > If anyone will port that thing to current dpkg-cross, I think the best
> > strategy is to upload package with this enabled immidiatly.
> Do you have a pointer to where I can find this code/patch?
> Also does no-one else know how to make apt-get just download a binary
> package? (or aptitude use an apt conf file) Is it not possible without
> writing some code?
You mean like apt-get -d ?