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Compiling toolchain and source on an AMD64/IA64 system
NOTE: This method has be superseded by using schroot
as described in the file: Using-schroot.text
# get a root shell, (on ?ubuntu use this)
sudo su -
# install deboostrap (if you do not already have it)
apt-get install debootstrap
# make a directory for the 32 bit system
mkdir /sid-i386
# create a flag file in so 'ls /' will show where you are
touch /sid-i386/This_is_sid-i386
# in the next line s/us/tw/ or whatever you nearest repository is called
debootstrap --arch=i386 sid /sid-i386
# watch it download the whole system ...
# modify /etc/fstab (if your /home is symlink, use the absolute path)
echo "proc /sid-i386/proc proc defaults 0 0" >> /etc/fstab
echo "/home /sid-i386/home bind defaults,bind 0 0" >> /etc/fstab
# if it is necessary to use RS232 from this chroot than maybe
# the device directory should be mounted. Only useful
# if the command 'make flash-bootloader' is going to be used
# and need access to /dev/ttyUSBx
echo "/dev /sid-i386/dev bind defaults,bind 0 0" >> /etc/fstab
# mount the above
mount /sid-i386/proc
mount /sid-i386/home
# OPTIONAL: if the device directory was included above
mount /sid-i386/dev
# OPTIONAL: add your favorite configs to sid's root e.g.
cp -p /root/.joverc /sid-i386/root/
cp -p /root/.bash* /sid-i386/root/
# chroot into sid
chroot /sid-i386 su -
# install necessary packages
apt-get update
apt-get install gcc g++ gawk flex bison make patch wget
apt-get install libgd2-noxpm-dev
apt-get install --no-install-recommends libqt4-dev
apt-get install libncurses5-dev
# OPTIONAL: add your favorite programs e.g. jove editor
apt-get --no-install-recommends jove
# exit from the sid-i386 chroot
# set up your username and group for sid
grep "^${ME}:' /etc/passwd >> /sid-i386/etc/passwd
grep "^${ME}:' /etc/shadow >> /sid-i386/etc/shadow
ME=mygroup # If different
grep "^${ME}:' /etc/group >> /sid-i386/etc/group
grep "^${ME}:' /etc/gshadow >> /sid-i386/etc/gshadow
# exit from sudo root shell
# now back to your normal login account
# login as yourself under sid
sudo chroot /sid-i386 su -l myusername
# cd to your source
cd wikipediardware
make clean
# watch it build ...
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