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Re: Porting Debian Packages

From: Svante Signell
Subject: Re: Porting Debian Packages
Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2012 17:28:51 +0100

On Tue, 2012-01-17 at 17:03 +0100, Tanguy LE CARROUR wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a small (stupid) question regarding "Porting Debian Packages".
> I already know the answer but I have to ask anyway before I start
> working on something...
> Can I fix Hurd package build errors (simple ones like PATH_MAX) on a
> Linux system?
> I know (I guess... I hope!) that the answer is yes! I would
> be convenient to use my daily work computer (Linux) to do so, even if
> I would LOVE to do it using GNU/Hurd.

The best way to port packages using Linux is to install a Hurd image in
a VM, like kvm or virtualbox. You need hardware support to get a
reasonable speed. For more info see
and the README.txt there!

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