wine on amd64
kris at obsecurity.org
Wed Apr 11 20:47:07 UTC 2007
On Wed, Apr 11, 2007 at 10:37:03AM -0700, Steve Franks wrote:
> On 4/10/07, Kris Kennaway <kris at obsecurity.org> wrote:
> >On Tue, Apr 10, 2007 at 02:42:35PM +0200, Tijl Coosemans wrote:
> >> On Monday 09 April 2007 19:28:50 Kris Kennaway wrote:
> >> > On Mon, Apr 09, 2007 at 09:37:00AM -0700, Steve Franks wrote:
> >> > > Why does the wine port complain that it will not build on my
> >> > > 6.2/amd64 machine? A quick search around winehq.com seems to
> >> > > indicate that the linux (kubuntu, debian) guys compile wine on
> >> > > their 64-bit platforms??? And you know how we *hate* to let them
> >> > > think they have something we bsd-ites do not ;)
> >> >
> >> > Extra patches, I guess. Why not look into it and see what needs to
> >> > be added to our port?
> >> Wine runs win32 programs. It needs to be built as a 32bit program
> >> linked with 32bit libraries. The ports/package system can't handle
> >> 32bit code on amd64.
> >Well it can, you just need to also have 32-bit versions of all the
> >other ports too. It is true that no-one has really worked on this,
> >but it's not technically difficult.
> Is there already a means for building a particular port as 32 bits on a
> 64-bit machine?
Not really, this is what I mean by work needed.
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