archivers/rar: lib32 is not actually needed on amd64
avg at icyb.net.ua
Mon Oct 20 14:14:28 UTC 2008
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
** 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:
$ 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 bsd.port.mk).
I am CC-ing freebsd-ports because there can be other similar ports that
could benefit from the suggested relaxed check.
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