Re: [PATCH] polystrap-binfmt for preparing the build host
On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 11:42:49PM +0200, Hector Oron wrote:
> 2011/6/28 Yann Dirson <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > As can be seen in your script, the use of binfmt support is not
> > without problems.
> > + case $ARCH in
> > + alpha|amd64|arm|armeb|i386|m68k|mips|mipsel\
> > + |powerpc|ppc64|sh4|sh4eb|sparc|sparc64)
> > + BINFMT_ARCH=$ARCH ;;
> > + armel) BINFMT_ARCH=arm ;;
> > + lpia) BINFMT_ARCH=i386 ;; # not yet verified FIXME
> > + *) echo "unknown architecture: $ARCH"; exit 1;;
> > + esac
> > The most prominent problem IMHO is that it requires a system-wide
> > setting, and that in turn ties a qemu arch name to a particular
> > distro/ABI version.
> May I suggest the use of `dpkg-architecture` environment variables?
dpkg-architecture will print the architecture of the host or check for
architecture equality. how would I abuse it to convert a debian
architecture $ARCH to a cpu architecture $BINFMT_ARCH that exists as a
sorry for my ignorance