rebranding a i386 binary to be a amd64 binary

Kris Kennaway kris at
Wed Oct 10 23:25:14 PDT 2007

Aryeh Friedman wrote:
> Even though I know this is asking for it I want to test the new nVidia
> driver on amd64 and the only issue with a hand compile (from nVidia's
> tar not the ports one) is src/nv-kernel.o is branded elf-i386-32 and
> amd64 wants it branded elf-amd64-64.  This file comes from them as a
> precompiled object so rebranding seems to be my only option.
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Uh it really is an i386 binary, "rebranding" won't magically change all 
the code.


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