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Re: Request for comments: build-installer

On Sat, Apr 19, 2003 at 02:29:01PM +0100, Alastair McKinstry wrote:
> > Alternatively, you might be able to arrange to build the images for each
> > arch on a single box; this would not suck. Making bootable sparc images
> > on an i386 box (or vice-versa) might be tricky.
> That could work. How do you get apt to download debs / udebs for a
> different arch? 

You write a script to do it; debootstrap can do it, so you might be able
to base it on that. The retriever code ought to be trivially extensible
to manage it too.

> We may run into some fun at the mklibs stage, but its worth
> investigation.

That's true.


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