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Re: Familiar packages

On Sun, 6 Apr 2003 08:33, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 06, 2003 at 07:29:48AM +1000, Russell Coker wrote:
> > I am thinking of packaging the Familiar distribution of Linux for Debian.
> >
> > Familiar comprises the following:
> >
> > 1) A boot loader (a WinCE executable to load the Linux boot loader into
> > flash along with the boot loader itself) which is about 370K uncompressed
> > and 160K compressed.
> I don't think this makes much sense in Debian, since it makes no sense
> installed on a Debian system.

It does make sense for a Debian user who wants to get their iPaQ running 

> > 4) gcc and binutils for cross-compiling ARM code on an i386 platform, 16M
> > compressed.
> There are already several of these around; I have personally used at least
> two.  One can be built from toolchain-source, another is available from
> emdebian.
> > 5) Complete tool chain (lots of headers, libraries, etc), 100M
> > compressed.
> Anything that can't be done with dpkg-cross?

I'll have to check out dpkg-cross and emdebian.

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