Working and broken Linux ports on amd64

Scot Hetzel swhetzel at
Thu Mar 31 08:05:40 PST 2005

On Thu, 31 Mar 2005 12:14:47 +0100, Michael Hopkins
<michael.hopkins at> wrote:
> In general
> ----------
> A lot of Linux ports are giving this message which I suspect may not always
> be appropriate:
> only for i386, and you are running amd64.
For the ports that are giving you that message, try adding amd64 to
the ONLY_FOR_ARCHS variable, and try to install and run the program.

If it works, submit a PR with a patch to update the port.  This is the
only way we'll know if it works on the amd64.


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