Difference between revisions of "Arch32"

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Now we have to create the directories so that pacman can function and affect changes inside our chroot.
 
Now we have to create the directories so that pacman can function and affect changes inside our chroot.
 
  mkdir -p $ARCH32_ROOT/var/{cache/pacman/pkg,lib/pacman}
 
  mkdir -p $ARCH32_ROOT/var/{cache/pacman/pkg,lib/pacman}
 
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Below is a helper script which I place in /usr/local/bin/pacman32. It will allow us to run pacman from our 64bit install and it will affect our chroot only. Make sure that if you are not using the default location, to change it here.
/usr/local/bin/pacman32
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/usr/local/bin/pacman32:
 
  #!/bin/bash
 
  #!/bin/bash
 
  ARCH32_ROOT="/opt/arch32"
 
  ARCH32_ROOT="/opt/arch32"

Revision as of 10:04, 10 August 2009

First we decide where to place the 32bit system. This variable will be used throughout this page for flexibilty. The given value is just what the author used. If you prefer some other location, this is the time to change it.

ARCH32_ROOT="/opt/arch32"

Now we have to create the directories so that pacman can function and affect changes inside our chroot.

mkdir -p $ARCH32_ROOT/var/{cache/pacman/pkg,lib/pacman}

Below is a helper script which I place in /usr/local/bin/pacman32. It will allow us to run pacman from our 64bit install and it will affect our chroot only. Make sure that if you are not using the default location, to change it here. /usr/local/bin/pacman32:

#!/bin/bash
ARCH32_ROOT="/opt/arch32"
PACMAN_EXEC="pacman" 


sed -e 's/x86_64/i686/g' /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist > $ARCH32_ROOT/mirrorlist
sed -e 's@/etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist@/opt/arch32/mirrorlist@g' /etc/pacman.conf > $ARCH32_ROOT/pacman.conf

$PACMAN_EXEC --root $ARCH32_ROOT --cachedir $ARCH32_ROOT/var/cache/pacman/pkg --config $ARCH32_ROOT/pacman.conf "$@"


/usr/local/bin/arch32

#!/bin/bash
schroot -p -- "$@"