Re: powerpc slind host
> Julien wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Alexander Shishkin wrote:
> > > On 6/18/06, Julien <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > > I'm working on a powerpc host. Do I need to do
> > > > things to rebuild
> > > > (/slind/host/dists/suffolk/main/source/Sources) tools,
> > > > especially dpkg, dpkg-dev and dpkg-cross packages, as
> > > > mentionned in Slind cross toolchains documentation, for my
> > > > host to build toolchains (quite sure that's a very poor
> > > > english sentence, sorry)? Do I just need to launch some
> > > > apt-buildpackage ? Did I misunderstand something ?
> > > Unlikely that you'll need apt-build(whatever) to rebuild the
> > host part
> > > of slind, considering that it won't be able to compile
> > toolchains
> > > anyway and the rest is not that much. Better rebuild things
> > by hand
> > > with dpkg-buildpackage. Hopefully those won't require any
> > changes to
> > Sorry, I meant dpkg-buildpackage.
> > > the sources, although I didn't try it yet.
> > > Please inform us if you succeed or fail to get things
> > working. :)
> > I just launched dpkg-buildpackage on binutils. I'm using a
> > pure debian stable. Is there any know problems to build these
> > packages, I doesn't mean only binutils, with debian stable? If
> > you don't know, ok that's not really a problem. We will be fix
> > when I will finish to launch some dpkg-buildpackage ;).
> > Best regards
> > Julien
> I packaged bintuils, dpkg, and dpkg-cross without any
> problems. There something which seems strange with gcc. There
> is a circular dependancy with glibc, and especially the slind
> version of glibc:
> dpkg-buildpackage: source package is gcc-3.4
> dpkg-buildpackage: source version is 3.4.4-5.slind1
> dpkg-buildpackage: source maintainer is Vartan Khachaturov
> dpkg-buildpackage: host architecture is powerpc
> dpkg-checkbuilddeps: Unmet build dependencies: dpkg-dev (>=
> 1.13.9) libc6-dev-arm-cross (>= 2.3.2.ds1-16) autoconf2.13
> automake1.4 automake1.7 libtool autotools-dev gawk dpkg-cross
> (>= 1.18.1) binutils-arm-linux-gnu (>= 2.15-7) realpath (>=
> 1.9.12) lsb-release
> dpkg-buildpackage: Build dependencies/conflicts unsatisfied;
> dpkg-buildpackage: (Use -d flag to override.)
> As we can see, it seems I need to (build and to) install first
> glibc_2.3.2.ds1-22.slind1. Can you confirm that, and maybe
> explain just a little (or redirect me to some documentations)?
> Do I will have libc6-i386-cross_2.3.2.ds1-22.slind1_all.deb
> and libc6-dev-i386-cross_2.3.2.ds1-22.slind1_all.deb at the
> end of build time? Do I need to pass extra options, or modify
> some conf files? And same thing for gcc, do I will have
> libstdc++6-dev-i386-cross_3.4.4-5.slind1_all.deb and
> libstdc++6-pic-i386-cross_3.4.4-5.slind1_all.deb (or maybe do
> I need to replace i386 by i486, but you know what I mean).
> Many thanks for all the work you (the slind team) already
> done, and many thanks for your time.
> Best regards
> PS: Sorry to the list, It seems my IMP add some publicity when
> I used the webmail.
Ok, forgive me, I will install first dpkg, dpkg-dev and
dpkg-cross as mentioned in Slind cross toolchains how-to,
which are well built. I didn't think about that before because
I read the documentation surely to fast and understand it as
mainly focused on target toolchain building and not host focused.
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