Re: Use the toolchain not to make .deb files
On 2008-01-28 21:46 +0100, Norbert Fabritius wrote:
> I want to port a small programm to my arm-based handheld.
> >From the man page I understand, that the emdebian toolchain will make it
> possible for me to make .deb files for the target architecture (arm).
> The thing is, I am not able to install .deb files for this device. I
> need a locally executable file/directory. Is it possible to extract
> something like that from the resulting .deb file, or do I need to
> compile that package manually (not using em_make)
It is easy to extract the contents of a deb:
ar x package.deb
(gives control.tar.gz, data.tar.gz, debian-binary)
tar -xzf data.tar.gz unpacks the package contents.
It will be difficult to make the emdebian tools produce anything other
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