archivers/rar: lib32 is not actually needed on amd64

Andriy Gapon avg at
Mon Nov 24 04:56:42 PST 2008

on 20/10/2008 17:14 Andriy Gapon said the following:
> I try to install archivers/rar on amd64 system without 32-bit userland
> (NO_LIB32) but with 32-bit support in kernel (COMPAT_IA32) and I get the
> following error:
> ** Port marked as IGNORE: archivers/rar:
>         requires 32-bit libraries installed under /usr/lib32
> On the other hand, if I comment out the following line in port's
> Makefile I get successful installation and properly working rar:
> And also:
> $ file /usr/local/bin/rar
> /usr/local/bin/rar: ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1
> (FreeBSD), statically linked, stripped
> So, being a static executable rar can not require any libraries. It does
> require 32-bit support in kernel, of course.
> So, I think that IA32_BINARY_PORT should be changed to some other check.
> E.g. something like IA32_STATIC_BINARY_PORT that would check only for
> HAVE_COMPAT_IA32_KERN and not for HAVE_COMPAT_IA32_LIBS (speaking in
> terms of
> I am CC-ing freebsd-ports because there can be other similar ports that
> could benefit from the suggested relaxed check.


Andriy Gapon

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