Need help installing dpkg on an aarch64 system with no build tools

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Need help installing dpkg on an aarch64 system with no build tools

Alex Ryan
Hi dpkg team,

If any of you have time, would you be so kind as to advise me on how I should solve my problem?

Alternatively, if you could point me in the right direction, that would be very much appreciated.

I've posted this on stack exchange:


Thanks,
Alex

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Re: Need help installing dpkg on an aarch64 system with no build tools

Guillem Jover
Hi!

On Thu, 2020-05-14 at 14:54:52 -0700, Alex Ryan wrote:
> If any of you have time, would you be so kind as to advise me on how I
> should solve my problem?
>
> Alternatively, if you could point me in the right direction, that would be
> very much appreciated.
>
> I've posted this on stack exchange:
>
> https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/586695/where-can-i-get-a-tarball-of-the-debian-package-manager-for-aarch64

I've replied there in more detail, but the very short summary is that
I think this is not a great idea, and you should consider using a
Debian chroot instead.

Regards,
Guillem

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Re: Need help installing dpkg on an aarch64 system with no build tools

Alex Ryan
Guillem,

This is an excellent solution.
Thank you.
Very much appreciated.

Regards,
Alex


On Sat, May 16, 2020 at 4:50 PM Guillem Jover <[hidden email]> wrote:
Hi!

On Thu, 2020-05-14 at 14:54:52 -0700, Alex Ryan wrote:
> If any of you have time, would you be so kind as to advise me on how I
> should solve my problem?
>
> Alternatively, if you could point me in the right direction, that would be
> very much appreciated.
>
> I've posted this on stack exchange:
>
> https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/586695/where-can-i-get-a-tarball-of-the-debian-package-manager-for-aarch64

I've replied there in more detail, but the very short summary is that
I think this is not a great idea, and you should consider using a
Debian chroot instead.

Regards,
Guillem


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