emacs for the athlon64 ???

Kris Kennaway kris at FreeBSD.org
Wed Sep 8 09:54:13 PDT 2004

On Tue, Sep 07, 2004 at 04:22:31PM -0500, Tom Cage wrote:
> Ports,
>    I am using an Athlon64 in 64 bit mode for FreeBSD-5.3-BETA3 and I 
> have ran
> into a problem with emacs.
> # /usr/ports/editors/emacs20
>    The following clip from Makefile shows that
> ONLY_FOR_ARCHS=    i386 alpha
> does not include amd64.  Simply adding amd64 to the line does not work 
> either.
>    Will you update emacs to install in 64 bit mode for the amd64?

Not emacs20, which is old and unmaintained.  Use the emacs port, which
contains the latest version and works fine on amd64.


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