Re: Help for mipsel building environment
Neil Williams <codehelp <at> debian.org> writes:
> Currently, the build environment for debian cross-building is
> pdebuild-cross which defaults to armel but should work for mipsel too.
> It installs the Lenny toolchains from Emdebian into a chroot using
> multistrap and then allows you to build packages as normally inside a
> cross-building chroot using hooks into pbuilder - i.e. a disposable
> If you prefer to install the toolchains on your main system, then you
> only need apt-cross or some other way of downloading and installing
> cross-dependencies. apt-cross is far from perfect and it is
> particularly difficult to use outside a chroot or when not basing your
> system on a stable release. Updating cross-dependencies is what usually
> breaks apt-cross. (This is why pdebuild-cross uses a disposable chroot).
Thank you Neil
I tried to use pdebuild-cross, but I have no doc but the short manpage,
the init of environment failed miserably. I probably didn't set a proper
conf. Or some hook is not tailored for debian.
The first apt-get fails with an error that you can find at
Any advice, way to debug, or documentation link is quite welcome.