Actual benefits of amd64 over i386
kris at obsecurity.org
Fri May 13 05:45:18 PDT 2005
On Thu, May 12, 2005 at 12:55:52PM -0700, Steve Kargl wrote:
> On Thu, May 12, 2005 at 08:43:46PM +0100, Michael Hopkins wrote:
> > I have been suffering quite a bit of frustration recently with many ports
> > that I need being 'i386 only' and no straightforward fixes. Maybe amd64
> > could be described as 'tier 1.5' ;o)
> Look in the port's Makefile for the i386 only flag. Remove it
> and trying building on amd64. Many ports run fine, but the
> porter either does not have access to amd64 or the port simply
> has not been tested on amd64.
Make sure to submit PRs if you find any.
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