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Re: [alpine-devel] Where would x11/APKINDEX.tar.gz go?

From: Natanael Copa <>
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2009 15:16:22 +0200

On Thu, 2009-07-30 at 22:52 +1000, Mark Constable wrote:
> Natanael Copa wrote:
> > So, yes repo have been unstable latest week due to the index format
> > change. It should be working now. Sorry for the mess.
> Not at all. I understand you are in the middle of significant changes.
> I just hope you guys don't mind me making a lot of noise about things
> I probably should not be messing around with.

no problem. just be patient.

> apk --allow-untrusted update
> apk --allow-untrusted add xorg-server-dev

You should get the apk keys in alpine-base so you dont need the
--allow-untrusted. Alternatively, download and store it in /etc/apk/keys

> Both worked smoothly so now I can proceed with building mrxvt :)

cool! You are ahead of me. I intend to upgrade my xfce4 installation on
my laptop today.

> ***
> FWIW, regarding x86_64, I just tried a test of chrooting into the
> alpine devel partition I have here from a x86_64 Archlinux kernel
> without using "linux32 chroot" (so uname -m == x86_64) and changed
> CFLAGS="-march=x86-64 -mtune=generic -O2 -pipe" in /etc/abuild.conf
> and tried building uclibc and ncurses... uclibc compiled but it was
> still a 32bit lib I think with a little (hopefully) tweaking to use
> libc/sysdeps/linux/x86_64/ and remove an obvious 32bit patch then
> I might be able to get a 64bit uclibc compiled.
> Maybe there is more involved but I do have the motivation to try.

I think you need to reconfigure uclibc to do 64 bit.

cd main/uclibc/src/uClibc*/
make menuconfig

pick the arch, save config
cp .config ../../uclibcconfig
cd ../../
abuild checksum


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