other architectures

Greg Lewis glewis at eyesbeyond.com
Fri Mar 18 08:21:35 PST 2005


On Fri, Mar 18, 2005 at 05:16:05PM +0100, Yuri Khotyaintsev wrote:
> 18 mar 2005 17.05, Greg Lewis/You wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 18, 2005 at 03:59:22PM +0000, Chuck Robey wrote:
> > > I wanted to build java (jdk14) for the OpenOffice-2.0 port, but the
> > > jdk14 port tells me that for my architecture (I have dual amd64 Opterons
> > > here) the port is i386 only.
> > >
> > > Is this true, or merely that you haven't had time for amd64 yet, and it
> > > might possibly work?
> >
> > You can't compile a native amd64 binary of jdk14.  You can install
> > an x86 version you've compiled on an x86 machine and I suspect it
> > would work.  You could also try jdk15 which should build natively on
> > amd64.
> 
> Copying jdk14 compiled on x86 to an amd64 machine have not worked for me. 
> There are some posts on this subject on amd64 list.

Interesting.  We regularly run an x86 jdk14 on amd64 under Linux at work.
So I don't believe there is any fundamental reason this shouldn't work.
It sounds like some sort of complication between the jdk code and the
32 bit layer under FreeBSD.

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