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Re: Compiling true amd64 binaries on woody?

Turbo Fredriksson <turbo@debian.org> writes:

> I'm still stuck on/in woody on all my systems. Can't change just
> yet (I'm working on it), but in the meantime I'm trying to
> create packages that's true amd64.
> The kernel is from sarge (true amd64 kernel), but the rest
> of the system is pure woody.
> I was hoping that all I had to do was to get dpkg recompiled,
> and that worked somewhat. 

That's quite impossible. It is hard enough to build 64bit software
manualy on i386.

What you need is a 64bit chroot. Use cdebootstrap -aamd64 to make one
and then work in there.


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