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Re: mips build environment

On Tue, Dec 12, 2000 at 10:20:58AM +0100, Christoph Martin wrote:
> I am trying to make a build environment on my Indy but have some
> difficulties. 
> Florian Lohoff writes:
>  > 
>  > I suggest starting to create a chroot environment like i did 
>  > and install all the available glibc 2.2 packages in there (glibc, grep, sed ...)
>  > 
>  > dpkg-deb -x <package> <chrootpath> 
>  > 
>  > is a good helper to get started and packages extracted - Once you
>  > have things like glibc, dpkg, bash etc in there you can
>  > continue with
> I tried that, but bash needs libncurses5 which is not in the archive
> on master yet.
> I am trying to build it myself now in the old environment but with the
> gcc and binutils version 20001007 from rfc822.org. Hopefully this will
> help to go into the chroot environment.

If compiling against glibc 2.0.6 you are ablke to use egcs 1.0.3a
+ binutils 2.8.1 which are simpler :)

Gcc 20001007 + binutils same age are known to have some problems
nobody seemes to have fixed now...

>  > Try to compile the packages with the build-dependencies already
>  > satisfied with glibc 2.2 stuff - 
> libc6 itself is in the archive, but libnss-db and libdb2 on which it
> depends is nowhere to be found. I will try to build them as soon as I
> manage to get the chroot runnung.

They need "db2" which is problematic to build (c++ problems)

Florian Lohoff                  flo@rfc822.org             +49-5201-669912
     Why is it called "common sense" when nobody seems to have any?

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