On Sat, Jun 05, 2010 at 12:38:15PM +0800, Paul Wise wrote: > On Sat, Jun 5, 2010 at 12:13 PM, Jonathan Nieder <email@example.com> wrote: > > This part was my doing, sorry. It should be possible to build these > > on mipsel [...], but that makes it difficult for people without access > > to a non-pocket-sized MIPS machine to test the build process. From > > > > http://db.debian.org/machines.cgi?sortby=architecture&sortorder=asc > > > > I infer that there is not even a mipsel porterbox available to DDs. > > A temporary solution to this would be to find a sponsor with a Debian > mips/mipsel install on MIPS hardware. Is there any reason qemu-mipsel isn't good enough? You can find a detailed howto at: http://www.aurel32.net/info/debian_mips_qemu.php but if you want just an usable system ASAP, go straight to: http://people.debian.org/~aurel32/qemu/mipsel/ and two wgets and apt-get install qemu later, you're one command away from fully working lenny. It's not a speed demon so dist-upgrade further will take a while, but then, the real thing isn't fast either... Meow! -- 1KB // Microsoft corollary to Hanlon's razor: // Never attribute to stupidity what can be // adequately explained by malice.
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