Re: multiarch dependency hell. build amd64, can't install without also building i386
On 24 January 2013 04:56, Paul Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> This is a multiarch issue I had not considered before. Have you seen
> it? I never wanted to be a "cross compiler", I really only want to
> build amd64. But I have some i386 libraries for a particular program
I recently had to build packages that only build on i386, while having
an amd64 host:
$ mk-sbuild --arch i386 sid
$ sbuild -d sid --arch i386 foo*.dsc
Since amd64 cpu's can execute i386, it's not cross compilation, but a
native one instead.
Yes, it's a second build, but it's fairly trivial to do.