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Re: HOWTO Installing a Debian IA32 chroot system

garys@opusnet.com (Gary W. Swearingen) writes:

> Goswin von Brederlow <brederlo@informatik.uni-tuebingen.de> writes:
>> Please ignore that and instead just "apt-get install libc6-i386". That
>> package will provide the linker and a 32bit libc that will be current.
> Thanks for the help.  That command (by root) apparently failed:
> $ apt-get install libc6-i386
> Reading package lists... Done
> Building dependency tree... Done
> E: Couldn't find package libc6-i386

You must have forgotten apt-get update or something.

> So I installed libc6-i386 (and libc6-amd64 for no particular reason)
> using "aptitude", which is how I've been installing things so far.
> (I'm not only a refuge from FreeBSD, but from Red Hat, so I'm new to
> apt-get, etc.)

As aptitude user you can use "aptitude install libc6-i386" instead of
starting the gui (unless you always prefer that). That way the
automatic/manual tracking of aptitude doesn't get confused by apt-get.

>> That is what you get for not using debs. rpms don't have Debians
>> dependencies. (I know, it can't be helped. But it isn't our fault if
>> it breaks.)
> I've only used "aptitude" (which I suppose uses debs), but I'm
> guessing that "realplayer" isn't free enough for Debian and thus isn't
> supported by "aptitude", so I was running Real's installer gizmo that
> came with a realplayer RPM.
> So my next question is how to get libstdc++.so.5 from an official
> Debian site, or must I go looking for it in the wild.  I couldn't find
> it (as "libc5" or such) using "aptitude".

As I said, the package is called libstdc++5.


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