Re: from a confused developer
Giuseppe Vacanti writes:
> To build elf packages I:
> + need dpkg-1.0.16 [where is this?]
[ or higher ]
> + need dchanges(>=2.0) [not for elf but for new control fields]
> + need ld.so
> + must deinstall libc and replace it with libc4
> + must install libc5
> + must install image (1.3.x ?)
> + must install compile stuff: gcc, libc4-dev, libc5-dev
> Right? wrong? comments?
Add binutils to your list, but otherwise pretty right. At this point you
should be able to build and run elf exectables.
> Also, is ftp.debian.org complete?
Yes. Now even the Packages and Contents files should be right, and all files
in the unstable tree should have the right permissions ;)
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