archivers/rar: lib32 is not actually needed on amd64

Gábor Kövesdán gabor at
Mon Nov 24 04:59:37 PST 2008

Andriy Gapon escribió:
> 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.
> Anyone?
I'm sorry, I forgot about your first mail because I was very busy. I'll 
take a look soon.


Gabor Kovesdan

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