Debian Bug report logs - #401058
dpkg-cross should also handle /usr/lib/ldscripts

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Package: dpkg-cross; Maintainer for dpkg-cross is Debian Embedded Group <>; Source for dpkg-cross is src:dpkg-cross.

Reported by: Thiemo Seufer <>

Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2006 16:18:01 UTC

Severity: normal

Found in version dpkg-cross/1.32

Fixed in version dpkg-cross/2.0.0

Done: Neil Williams <>

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From: Thiemo Seufer <>
Subject: dpkg-cross should also handle /usr/lib/ldscripts
Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2006 15:53:26 +0000
Package: dpkg-cross
Version: 1.32

dpkg-cross should also handle conversion of /usr/lib/ldscripts
(in the binutils package) to /usr/<target>/lib/ldscripts.

Without the proper scripts ld tries to use its builtin defaults,
with varying success depending on the architecture.


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From: Neil Williams <>
Subject: Bug#401058: fixed in dpkg-cross 2.0.0
Date: Mon, 08 Oct 2007 21:47:03 +0000
Source: dpkg-cross
Source-Version: 2.0.0

We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
dpkg-cross, which is due to be installed in the Debian FTP archive:

  to pool/main/d/dpkg-cross/dpkg-cross_2.0.0.dsc
  to pool/main/d/dpkg-cross/dpkg-cross_2.0.0.tar.gz
  to pool/main/d/dpkg-cross/dpkg-cross_2.0.0_all.deb
  to pool/main/d/dpkg-cross/libdebian-dpkgcross-perl_2.0.0_all.deb

A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is

Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed.  If you
have further comments please address them to,
and the maintainer will reopen the bug report if appropriate.

Debian distribution maintenance software
Neil Williams <> (supplier of updated dpkg-cross package)

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Format: 1.7
Date: Mon, 08 Oct 2007 22:11:09 +0100
Source: dpkg-cross
Binary: libdebian-dpkgcross-perl dpkg-cross
Architecture: source all
Version: 2.0.0
Distribution: unstable
Urgency: low
Maintainer: Debian Embedded Group <>
Changed-By: Neil Williams <>
 dpkg-cross - tools for cross compiling Debian packages
 libdebian-dpkgcross-perl - functions to aid cross-compiling Debian packages
Closes: 32340 283626 401058 429555 440043 441940
 dpkg-cross (2.0.0) unstable; urgency=low
   * Replace the diversions
   * buildcross: new shell library to replace perl dpkg-buildpackage
   * remove lintian overrides for previously diverted scripts
   * ChangeLog: close old file and use only the installed debian
   * Remove old diversions when installing instead of removing
   * crosstools: removed
   * Merge dpkg-shlibdeps into dpkg (Closes: #283626)
   * replace cross-compile.example with cross-compile.sample
   * dpkg-cross should also handle /usr/lib/ldscripts (Closes: #401058)
   * shlibs must also search /usr/$libpath (Closes: #32340)
   * dpkg-buildpackage -S is confused by other-arch changes file.
     (Closes: #429555)
   * Debian/ add new function convert_filename($)
   * NEWS,
     README.cvs: Start the long goodbye - signal the intention to
     remove dpkg-cross after Lenny.
   * Missing a dependency on libfile-homedir-perl (Closes: #440043)
   * debconf dependency unsatisfiable with cdebconf (Closes: #441940)
   * Generate POD content and update man page for latest changes
   * Skip pre2 - set 2.0.0 for unstable due to changes in dpkg-dev 1.14.7
 9a383a1849dbc609e9b2c7cbacb68593 946 utils extra dpkg-cross_2.0.0.dsc
 c29c09f4442b9e33a8c0fe136aaf4277 83483 utils extra dpkg-cross_2.0.0.tar.gz
 2fa2d346da2a775cbde503c3fbebca49 47788 utils extra dpkg-cross_2.0.0_all.deb
 0ac20053905db199a9e8c390406746b2 29510 perl extra libdebian-dpkgcross-perl_2.0.0_all.deb

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