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Re: Packages for 'debian-mipsel' are crap...

On Wed, May 09, 2001 at 07:36:18AM -0500, Steven J. Hill wrote:
> ----------
> None of the Debian mipsel packages work. I would like to better understand
> what is going on here and who is actually testing these packages? Please
> bear with me as I have wasted almost 2 days trying to bootstrap. Your
> comments and criticisms are very much appreciated. Thanks.

Wrong you are trying to extract/install the mipsel packages on i386.

If you are starting from the beginning try using "dpkg-deb" like

dpkg-deb -X <package> </root>

Which will extract the package.>


ar x <package>
tar -zxvf data.tar.gz

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

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