[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] Compiling an ARMEL package from ARM package

From: Ramon Navarro Bosch ramon at eupm.upc.edu
Date: Tue Feb 13 02:22:53 EET 2007
you can also try to download the package of wmwave from debian-armel:



En/na Marius Gedminas ha escrit:
> On Mon, Feb 12, 2007 at 03:39:03PM -0500, Michael Matalon wrote:
>> Could someone explain to me how to compile an ARM package to a ARMEL package
>> so that I can install it on a n800? I have downloaded wmwave (0.4-6)
>> from http://packages.debian.org/testing/x11/wmwave.html
>> but they only have an ARM vesion available.
> You take the source package and build it in scratchbox.  Once you've got
> scratchbox installed, you can add a deb-src line pointing to Debian to
> your /etc/apt/sources.list (inside scratchbox), and then do
>   /scratchbox/login
>     fakeroot apt-get source -b packagename
> to download, unpack and build it.
> Often this doesn't work because of missing dependencies, and then you
> have to download, build and install them yourself.
> Check out the tutorial at http://maemo.org/platform/docs/how-to.html
> for instructions about installing and using Scratchbox.
> Cheers,
> Marius Gedminas
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