[arch-general] makepkg not working in chrooted environment

Ionuț Bîru ibiru at archlinux.org
Thu Oct 21 17:17:47 EDT 2010

On 10/22/2010 12:07 AM, Norbert Zeh wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I am running a 32-bit chroot on my 64-bit system, and I'm trying to
> build a few packages from AUR inside the 32-bit chroot.  When I run
> makepkg inside the chroot, it complains about dependencies not being
> satisfied, even though the dependencies are installed inside the chroot
> (and in the 64-bit environment, as well).  So I'm wondering why it
> doesn't find the dependencies.  I'd love to get this to work and also
> wouldn't mind helping with debugging this.  I just need a few pointers
> what I would have to look for.
> Cheers,
> Norbert

linux32 chroot /path/to/bla

i suggest to read about devtools, it has helpers for that, 
extra-i686-build, extra-x86_64-build


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