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Debian Live and Google Summer of Code 2007

Maybe virtualization magic can help here?
Like a minimal debian image that would run in QEMU on any host OS (including
This debian image will include live-helper, will generate images, and save
them on the host disk.

On 4/20/07, Daniel Baumann <daniel@debian.org> wrote:
> Chris Lamb wrote:
> > Well, even if you 'port' the GUI using wxWidgets you still have the
> > problem of porting Bash and various Debian specific things (like
> > debootstrap and apt) and the multitude of low-level image creation
> > utilities.
> the root problem of everything is: due to nature of how cdebootstrap
> works, the build host must be able to execute linux binaries of the
> architecture we are building the system for.
> besides that e.g. windows can't run linux binaries, this is also the
> reason why one can't build cross-arch-images (except e.g. i386 on amd64
> or powerpc on ppc64, since amd64 and ppc64 can be biarch) right now.
> --
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