Re: amd64-archive update
Le Mardi 14 Mars 2006 15:58, Andrew Schulman a écrit :
> > >Le Dienstag 14 Februar 2006 17:04, Matthieu Helleboid a écrit :
> > >> Hello,
> > >>
> > >> I've made an update to amd64-archive made by Goswin von Brederlow.
> > >>
> > >> It will make a local repository for amd64 without a chroot for :
> > >> * firefox, mozilla, opera, flash
> > >> * mplayer, w32codecs
> > >> * skype
> > >> * openoffice
> > >>
> > >> Have a look at http://mhelleboid.free.fr/
> > I'm sorry -- I'm a bit confused about what this script does, and
> > the web page didn't really explain it. Does it remove the need for
> > a 32-bit chroot to run the above apps on a 64-bit system? If so,
> > how? By putting the 32-bit libraries in a special location, and
> > then surrounding all the above apps in a script wrapper that
> > sets library paths to the new locations? That kind of thing?
> Right. It's not clearly explained, but from studying the page it seems
> that installing amd64-archive creates an archive on your local machine of
> modified packages that wrap the apps for execution in the 64-bit
> environment. The archive of modified packages will be built in
I can add some text to explain it, someone has a better description ?
> It would seem better to create these packages once and for all and offer
> them in an online archive for everyone, but better this way than nothing.
Yes, that was my first idea, I'll see.