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Re: port of crafty to alpha platform is outdated

On Thu 03 Jan 2002, Eric Van Buggenhaut wrote:
> > Note that as a developer you can log in to merulo.debian.org
> > (an ia64 system). I've done that for a couple of my packages
> > before. Just use -uc and sign the changes on your own system.
> > 
> Oh, ok, I didn't know about this machine. I'm offline now so I can't
> try it, but my worry is that bzip2 might not be installed on this
> machine (that's what happened with all other architectures). What
> should I do then ?

Unpack it in your home directory, and modify PATH (and perhaps
LD_LIBRARY_PATH) to suit before invoking the build. I did something
similar when I needed to build isdnutils on powerpc (which need gcc-3.0
to build, and gcc-3.0 wasn't installed. Using a different compiler is a
bit more painful then bzip2, as the compiler refers to all sorts of hard
path for preprocessor, libs, includes, ...)

Paul Slootman

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