[arch-general] makepkg not working in chrooted environment

Andrea Scarpino andrea at archlinux.org
Thu Oct 21 17:29:49 EDT 2010

On Thursday 21 October 2010 23:07:18 Norbert Zeh wrote:
> 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.
IMHO the best way is to use the same scripts that we developers use to build 
official packages. You should install the 'devtools' package and read something 
about makechrootpkg on the wiki.

Andrea Scarpino
Arch Linux Developer

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