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Re: Running x86-64 debian inside i386 pbuilder on AMD64

Sander Marechal <s.marechal@jejik.com> writes:

> I am looking to create .deb's for x86-64. I have an AMD64 but run an
> i386 OS due to the lack of some 64-bit packages (like flash and
> what-not). I have pbuilder all set up to build packages for i386, but I
> wonder if it's possible to use it to create x86-64 packages as well.
> After all, I do have an AMD64 so I can run x86-64 packages.
> So, is it possible to bootstrap an x86-64 OS with pbuilder on an i386
> system running on an AMD64?

Yes, this should be possible (if you are running an amd64 kernel).  I
would try (not tested):

 pbuilder create --debootstrapopts --arch=amd64


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