Debian/GNU Linux OMSA 5.1 package
John.Parnefjord at kib.ki.se
Thu Nov 16 06:34:31 CST 2006
Brilliant, thanks a trillion!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com
> [mailto:linux-poweredge-bounces at dell.com] On Behalf Of sean finney
> Sent: Thursday, November 16, 2006 12:51 PM
> To: Sander Keemink
> Cc: linux-poweredge at lists.us.dell.com
> Subject: Re: Debian/GNU Linux OMSA 5.1 package
> hi sander,
> On Thu, 2006-11-16 at 10:39 +0100, Sander Keemink wrote:
> > The new OMSA 5.1 has been debianized by Bas vd Vlies and myself.
> that's great news. thanks for the work on this. FYI: for
> those of you who want to install the deb on an "amd64" system
> without having to pass --force-architecture to dpkg:
> ar x $deb control.tar.gz
> mkdir control
> sudo tar xfz control.tar.gz -C control
> sudo sed -i -e 's/i386/amd64/' control/control
> sudo tar cfz ./control.tar.gz -C control .
> sudo rm -rf control
> ar r $deb control.tar.gz
> rm -f control.tar.gz
> rename s/i386/amd64/ $deb
> this is mostly superficial, and it doesn't take into account
> the additional dependencies (ia32-libs and lib32ncurses5, at
> least), but it does allow you to create an apt-get'able deb.
> and you don't even need debian specific tools to do it.
> also, i've been spending a bit of time trying to get
> something a bit more modular based building debs from the
> actual rpms with a 1:1 mapping. i have the debs generated
> and they seem to install, but there seem to be some issues i
> haven't worked out yet as i can't get any of the services to
> start. and i'm quickly losing interest in continuing if
> someone is already providing something that works :)
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