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Bug#596899: unblock: ia32-libs/20100914



On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 09:30:17 +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:

> Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org> writes:
> 
> > wine doesn't build-depend on it.  Does that mean wine/amd64 is
> > unbuildable at the moment?
> 
> I'm afraid so. Should be fixed shortly.
> 
Still unfixed afaict.

> >> We had lots of requests from people wanting to compile 32bit stuff and
> >> lots of bugs about the hacked together links previously used being
> >> broken that it made sense to reintroduce the ia32-libs-dev package and
> >> do it properly.
> >> 
> > I'd rather they used chroots than clutter the debian archive with more
> > of this.  I have trouble with the word "properly" in your sentence.
> >
> You can't build 32bit packages for amd64 in a 32bit chroot. That results
> in the wrong arch and wrong dependencies.
> 
But you can use i386 packages on amd64 in a 32bit chroot.  That results
in much less crack smoking all around.

Cheers,
Julien

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