Linking amd64 binary with a 32-bit linux library

Maxim Khitrov mkhitrov at
Thu Aug 7 18:07:30 UTC 2008

On Thu, Aug 7, 2008 at 2:03 PM, Kris Kennaway <kris at> wrote:
> Maxim Khitrov wrote:
>> I take it that this happens because is a linux binary, but
>> is there any way to do what I'm after?
> You can't mix and match Linux and FreeBSD code in the same binary.  You will
> have to make a completely Linux binary, either by compiling on a Linux
> system, or by installing a Linux toolchain into a chroot and building there.
> Kris

I thought so. In that case, if I need to have this library loaded by
mod_ruby, and mod_ruby loaded by apache, I take it that I will have to
recompile all of these as linux binaries if I want to interface with
matlab? I guess I should have thought about this first. :-\

- Max

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