Subject: Re: Changing to NetBSD
To: Douglas A. Tutty <email@example.com>
From: Francisco Valladolid Hdez. <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/23/2007 16:03:34
--- "Douglas A. Tutty" <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 23, 2007 at 10:11:58AM -0400, Brian A.
> Seklecki wrote:
> > > - OpenOffice
> > OO.org 2.x requires Java to build. Both are
> flagged for-i386-only.
> > I will pay for functional OO2.x and Java on amd64,
> if someone wants to
> > ballpark the man hours to make i386 linux
> emulation work on amd64
> > Oh and I'll double up for Evolution and gFTP.
> Debian has OO and gFTP (don't know about Evolution)
> in amd64. Can
> NetBSD amd64 run linux amd64?
I have a AMD64 machine, then I setup the NetBSD i386
port on it, so I have all apps for i386 in my amd64
machine (indluding flash, java, etc.)
Some screnshots running java on NetBSD 4 Beta for it
it is very stable system really.
> For simplicity, could you set up a chroot and
> install debian into it
> with debootstrap then use debian's package tool
> (aptitude) to install
> OO, gFTP, whatever, then run those apps from within
> Does NetBSD have something like Debian's schroot
> that allows normal
> users to run apps as themselves within the chroot?
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