Many linux ports needing update to support amd64

Francois Tigeot ftigeot at
Sat Jan 8 00:52:27 PST 2005

On Fri, Jan 07, 2005 at 03:00:38PM -0600, Conrad J. Sabatier wrote:
> It seems the majority of Linux ports are still designated as
> "ONLY_FOR_ARCHS=i386".  Now that we have 32-bit Linux emulation for
> amd64, isn't it time we updated these ports to reflect this?
> Yesterday I installed the new Realplayer 10 port, but it required a lot
> of editing of dependent ports' Makefiles, which was quite tedious.  I
> eventually got Realplayer installed, and it's working, but all this
> manual fudging of Makefiles needs to be done away with.
> Is anyone currently looking at this problem?

I have filled ports/75852 a few days ago to allow java/linux-sun-jdk14 to
install on amd64. It also fixes some other ports such as print/acroread.

Even though it is a port issue it got assigned to java@ :-/

Francois Tigeot

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