[arch-dev-public] Request for help: 32bit chroot handling in makechrootpkg

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Tue Apr 8 09:57:25 EDT 2008

On Tue, Apr 8, 2008 at 8:19 AM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Aaron Griffin schrieb:
> > I have a 32bit chroot on my 64bit box, but cannot seem to work a call
> > to "linux32" in properly. I am hoping that someone with more
> > experience could look into this.
> >
> > I do know that "linux32 chroot /var/archroot32 /bin/bash" works
> > find... but doing the same thing (linux32 chroot <path> <script>) in
> > makechrootpkg tosses some ELIBBAD at me...
> >
>  I have never seen such an error. However, you can chroot without using
> linux32. The only thing that will break is building the kernel or modules
> and maybe some tool that checks the uname output (I've only seen that in
> scripts that come with commercial applications).

Doesn't every autoconf script call uname at some point to form the
build system type?

>  While it is desirable to have linux32 run automatically in such cases, it
> is not mandatory for everything.
>  I use 'linux32 dhcroot ...' in scripts by the way and it always works.

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