[lsb-discuss] [Lf_driver_backport] Generating Debian package repositories for apt-get

Till Kamppeter till.kamppeter at gmail.com
Tue Jun 10 05:49:09 PDT 2008

Thank you very much. Now I have the i386 debs being generated by our 
amd64 server without a chroot. And they install correctly on my old 
32-bit laptop.


Martin Pitt wrote:
> Hi Till,
> Till Kamppeter [2008-06-09 19:51 +0200]:
>> dpkg-gencontrol: error: current build architecture amd64 does not appear 
>> in package's list (i386)
> Right. I think it's worth trying "dpkg-buildpackage -ai386" which
> tells dpkg to build a package for a different architecture. If that
> doesn't work either, then the clean and hack-free method is really to
> just spend 100 MB for an i386 chroot. debootstrap makes creating one
> really easy.
> Thanks,
> Martin

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