Re: Knoppix packages in 6.7.0 lacking 64-bits versions
On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 12:07:17PM +0000, Capri Corny wrote:
> I'm working on a 64-bits upgrade to 6.7.0.� Relative to standard deb
> repositories, everything is up to date, but some Knoppix packages are
> Taking a simple diff of package lists, it seems that the following
> packages from the knoppix section in 6.7.0 don't have 64-bits installable
> counterparts (adriane left out for now):
32-bit statically linked version of "rmdir", you can of course recompile
it if you think it's worth the effort. Since Knoppix 6.7, it is not
needed anymore since the kernel-internal cgroup scheduler handles it,
i.e. you can safely remove it.
Binary firmware blob, does not run on native CPU.
> What is the easiest way to get them installed?i
Why not leave them as they are?
> Should 64-bits versions be
> made? And are there some initialization scripts/files not installed
> through packages?
Yes, in fact there are.
are not packaged, in order to avoid automatic upgrades and dependency
problems with the Debian standard system.
Hope this helps.