Ports and 64-bit Processors

Robert Huff roberthuff at rcn.com
Fri Aug 29 18:42:01 UTC 2008

Roland Smith writes:

>  To see which ports are restricted to certain architectures, try the
>  following command:
>  find /usr/ports -type f -name Makefile -exec grep -H ONLY_FOR_ARCH {} \;|less

	This returned 643 entries, of which 29 listed a reason.
	Six of those use assembler code.
	122 contain the string "linux".
	One is listed as alpha only; another, as sparc only.

				Robert Huff

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