amd64/76176: misc/compat4x are mismarked unsupported on amd64

Jonathan Dama jd at
Wed Jan 12 12:30:20 PST 2005

>Number:         76176
>Category:       amd64
>Synopsis:       misc/compat4x are mismarked unsupported on amd64
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    freebsd-amd64
>State:          open
>Class:          change-request
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Wed Jan 12 20:30:19 GMT 2005
>Originator:     Jonathan Dama
>Release:        FreeBSD-5.3/amd64
Caltech VLSI Engineering
FreeBSD 5.3-STABLE FreeBSD 5.3-STABLE #0: Mon Jan 10 11
:53:44 PST 2005     root at 

misc/compat4x reports "unsupported" because 4.x did not run amd64.  However, amd64 supports running i386 binaries and libraries.  Obviously, 4.x-i386 binaries should be able to run.
cd /usr/ports/misc/compat4x && make install
Port should be adjusted to download the packages for the i386 architecture and install them in /usr/local/lib32/compat

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