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Re: cross-install problems

On Wed, Oct 18, 2000 at 10:24:53AM +0100, David Neary wrote:
> Hi all,
> I finally abandoned my efforts to build and install the hurd from source
> at the glibc stage, although I will probably return to it at a later
> stage. In any case, I downloaded all the base packages from debian, and
> installed dpkg and alien (just in case) to run the cross-installation.
> I'm running redhat 6.1, in case you're wondering :)
> Anyway, all seemed to be going swimmingly, but at the end of
> cross-install I got loads of errors along the lines of (actually,
> exactly along the lines of)
> dpkg: `ldconfig' not found on PATH
> dpkg: `start-stop-daemon' not found on PATH
> dpkg: `install-info' not found on PATH
> dpkg: `update-rc.d' not found on PATH
>  4 expected program(s) not found on PATH.
> NB: root's PATH should usually contain (all the sbins).

I don't know what steps are necessary to run dpkg under Red Hat, but
obviously you have not yet been able to produce a working dpkg environment.

Use the tar file installation method if you want, or fix dpkg on redhat
until it works.

BTW, you need to do those steps as root, in case you are not.


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