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Re: Debian for Amiga, inital troubles

On Fri, 7 Mar 1997 csmall@gonzo.triode.net.au wrote:

> G'day All,
>   First of all, yes I know the Amiga Debian is still very experimental, but
> I thought I'd give it a go.  So I grabbed a whole lot of deb files for m68k
> and also dpkg*nondeian.tar.gz and away I went... or so I thought.
> You see, you need ldconfig and ncurses for dpkg and dselect respectively, ok
> extract these on the i386 machine and tar them up, we're getting closer.
> Now I have a problem; dselect says their is no available methods and when I
> try dpkg -i <debfile> I get
> dpkg: error processing base-files_1.2.4.deb (--install):
>  parse error, in file '/var/lib/dpkg/tmp.ci/control' near line 1:
>  invsalid package name (must start with an alphanumeric)

You need to install the newest libc5.4.23 and ldso to fix this problem.

dpkg -i ldso*
dpkg -i libc*
dpkg -i dpkg*

and I think you get a step further.

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