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Re: Good communication with upstream is good idea

On Tue, 2008-07-22 at 19:53 +1000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 20, 2008 at 05:32:31PM +0100, Neil Williams wrote:
> > I ask because emdebian-tools isn't intended for Ubuntu either. See [0] -
> > emdebian-tools also depends on server resources provided only by Debian
> > (in this case, the package repositories containing compatible packages
> > which I can use to generate cross-dependencies).
> FWIW, couldn't emdebian-tools be used to build a Debian target on a
> Ubuntu host? You need Debian's packages for the target architecture, but
> you don't have to be running Debian on your host to access those.

debootstrap does a better job at that.


Neil Williams

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