Larry Rosenman ler at
Thu Jan 19 12:18:10 PST 2006

Brooks Davis wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 19, 2006 at 02:08:26PM -0600, Larry Rosenman wrote:
>> Ok, I've got this honker of a AMD64 compatible Xeon box.  I
>> installed the linux_base package, and when I try to portupgrade, it
>> all goes to hades. 
>> What's the magic to rebuild the /compat/linux stuff?
>> FreeBSD/amd64 6.0-STABLE from yesterday, ports tree from the same
>> timeframe.
> I've found that you need to build and install linux_base directly on
> amd64 so it doesn't try to install amd64 versions of files.  When
> built in a submake with ARCH defined, the override of ARCH required
> to cause the i386 version to be installed doesn't work.
> -- Brooks

I tried that, and it blew up looking for amd64 versions of the RPM's.

What incantation do I need?


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