[aur-general] Arch64

Nathan O ndowens.aur at gmail.com
Tue Sep 7 21:15:12 EDT 2010

On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 8:13 PM, Nathan O <ndowens.aur at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 7:07 PM, Xyne <xyne at archlinux.ca> wrote:
>> Nathan O wrote:
>> > I know I looked at the 32bit bundled article, but it didn't mention
>> anything
>> > about building AUR packages there.
>> A chroot behaves like a normal system. You build packages in the chroot
>> the
>> same way you build packages on the normal system, i.e. by creating or
>> copying
>> PKGBUILD and then running makepkg in the same directory.
>> I wasn't implying that the wiki article had a section that spelt it out
>> explicitly or that everything you needed to know was in that article. What
>> I
>> meant was that you should read up on chroots in general because once
>> you've
>> generally understood them then the answer will become clear.
>> I think I found a solution that seems to work for how I want it to. First
> I used an empty /opt/arch32 dir. I copied makepkg.conf and pacman.conf to
> /opt/arch32 and made sure they use i686. Then I did:
> sudo mkarchroot -C <pacman.conf> -M <makepkg.conf> <chrootdir>/root base base-devel sudo
> Now I can do makechrootpkg -r /aur -- -i and it creates the i686 package as well. Maybe we could offer this as an option under the wiki?
> Sorry forgot to add, to change the options like mkarchroot -C
/opt/arch32/pacman.conf and the other options.

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