How to set ONLY_FOR_ARCH for binary ports?

Kris Kennaway kris at
Sat Nov 19 11:32:37 PST 2005

On Sat, Nov 19, 2005 at 01:55:06PM +0100, K?vesd?n G?bor wrote:
> Hello,
> I haven't found this in Porter's Handbook. How should I set 
> ONLY_FOR_ARCHS in a port that installs i386 binaries? The amd64 
> architecture, and IIRC ia64 too, have compatibility layers for i386 
> architecture, but it isn't necessarily installed. Can I set 
> ONLY_FOR_ARCH to "i386 amd64 ia64"? Or is there any way to check whether 
> the compatibility layer is available?

Set it to i386 amd64 (preferably you should actually test that it's
usable on amd64 first)..ia64 doesn't seem to have good enough

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