amd64/164425: stat function doesn't 32bit mode on amd64

John Baldwin jhb at
Wed Jan 25 16:30:08 UTC 2012

The following reply was made to PR kern/164425; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: John Baldwin <jhb at>
To: "Christian Jullien" <eligis at>
Cc: freebsd-amd64 at,
 "'C. Jullien'" <jullien at>,
 freebsd-gnats-submit at
Subject: Re: amd64/164425: stat function doesn't 32bit mode on amd64
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2012 11:20:10 -0500

 On Wednesday, January 25, 2012 10:40:09 am Christian Jullien wrote:
 > Thanks for the reply.
 > In that case, you must admit it is strange that gcc on FreeBSD amd64 has
 > a-m32 support which does not work!
 > I see two options that work equally well for me:
 > - remove -m32 option on gcc amd64, distro will reduce
 > - add /usr/include32 which gcc will use instead of /usr/include in case -m32
 > is passed (or something similar)
 > NetBSD requires a 32bit OS version to compile and use 32bit programs. At
 > least it is clear.
 There are several various WIP's to fix -m32 (and probably several existing bug 
 reports, just do a search for 'freebsd "-m32"' and look at the first batch of 
 John Baldwin

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