how to make i386 port on amd64
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Sat Mar 31 22:10:49 UTC 2007
On 3/31/07, Garrett Cooper <youshi10 at u.washington.edu> wrote:
> Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > On Sat, Mar 31, 2007 at 06:22:05PM -0300, freenity wrote:
> >> Hi
> >> I wanted to make Nvidia video driver, but because there is no for amd64
> >> wanted to install the only one that is avaible for freebsd that is
> i386, but
> >> it throughs this error:
> >> ===> nvidia-driver-1.0.9746 is only for i386, and you are running
> >> *** Error code 1
> >> is there any way to force it to compile under amd64??
> > No, that's the point :)
> > Kris
> DON'T do that! There are a lot more things under the hood than just
> compiling i386 binaries on amd64 and hoping (magically) stuff will just
> work. If you want amd64 support you'll have to contact nVidia and get
> them to compile / release a driver for the amd64 architecture.
> amd64 introduces a lot of new interesting things to the mix in terms of
> library locations, primitive type length, etc that can't be resolved
> necessarily by just "hoping" it'll compile ;).
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