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Re: problem with amd64 architecture


On Sun, Aug 26, 2018 at 06:24:59PM +0200, Pierre Frenkiel wrote:
> hi,
>  get a amd64 deb package (franz, to name it), and converted it to i386,
>  using the recommended sequence:
>    dpkg-deb -x ../paquet_amd64.deb .
>    dpkg -e ../paquet_amd64.deb
>    in DEBIAN/control, replaced amd64 by i386
>    dpkg-deb -b . ../paquet_i386.deb

So you haven't touch the contents of package itself.

> but after installing the resulting .deb. I still get a amd64 binary.
> What did I miss?

See above. No magic here, files provided by package stayed the same.

> Is there a way to convert the binary itself to i386?

If the binary was produced by compiling conventional ASM/C/C++ source -
no. Rebuild from the source is required.


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