Re: Build non-free ncompress
On Mon, Jun 16, 2003 at 06:19:21PM -0500, Kenneth Pronovici wrote:
[Building package by hand]
> According to the machines list, I can get access to a machine running
> sid for hppa, powerpc, sparc and mipsel. This leaves alpha, arm, ia64
> and s390 before ncompress can move into testing, and then also m68k and
> mips before I can support all of the official architectures.
> What am I supposed to do with all of those architectures for which no
> sid environment exists? I notice that some of the machines have
> (+chroots) listed. Is this the way I can build for sid on a machine
> running woody? If so, where can I find instructions on how to do it?
You login and do "dchroot sid". This solves alpha (escher), arm
(debussy), s390 (raptor), m68k (crest) and mips (casals). - You are
only missing ia64.
BTW, the mips(el) machines have been added recently, I want to thank
whoever made this possible.