Re: Simplifying dpkg-cross dependencies
Hector Oron <email@example.com> writes:
> 2010/5/3 Neil Williams <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>> As noted, the old defaults have already been removed but the variables
>> are still (theoretically) active.
>> Anyone still need these variables?
>> Can we drop all support for reading these variables?
> I wonder if we need that for some kind of (future) sysroot support or
> just people wanting to use a directory to build their trees aside from
There is no future in dpkg-cross. :) I don't think dpkg-cross has to
take the long view, it only has to work till multiarch takes over.
To make a sysroot with multiarch you do
dpkg --root=/my/own/sysroot/ -i foo.deb
or use chroot.