i386 compat

stuart nichols stu at area51.capnet.state.tx.us
Sun Oct 10 21:25:15 PDT 2004

On Sun, 10 Oct 2004, Hermit wrote:

> I'm new to FreeBSD.   5.2.1 amd64 is
> listed as 'supported' for a commerical
> package I need to run.  I try to install
> mysql40-server, and other things for
> that matter, and the system complains
> that the package is for i386 machines.
> How do I get around this?  I've spent
> hours and finally found this in the
> archives:

> You need to run
> /usr/src/tools/lib32/build32.sh with cwd
> set to /usr/src
> to build the 32-bit loader & basic
> libraries.

> Is this my answer?  What is 'cwd set to
> /usr/src mean?

"current working directory", as in

% cd /usr/src


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