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Re: chroot on debian hosts?

On Wed, Oct 15, 2003 at 09:37:51AM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 14, 2003 at 06:20:15PM -0700, Marc Singer wrote:
> > (I thought I sent this, but now I cannot find it to be sure.)
> > 
> > I'd like to build against sid on a machine (ia64) I don't own but
> > which Debian does have available.
> > 
> > I tried the recipe from the developer's manual using fakeroot.  It
> > failed because it could not find a package.  Perhaps, this is a bug in
> > debootstrap.  Is that method supposed to work?
> Use dchroot to access chroots on Debian machines. You will not be able
> to install packages yourself.

Quantz doesn't appear to have this program, though the source is in
joey's home.

I have the impression that I'm swimming up stream on this one.  Is
this the right way to test a patch for a specific architecture?

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