Building Xorg as 32 Bit binaries on 64 Bit system?

Christian Walther cptsalek at
Tue Feb 19 00:10:02 UTC 2008


I'm running FreeBSD 7 on an Athlon64 based machine with a 64 bit
kernel. The machine is supposed to be a server (at home) so there's
basically no Xorg involved.
Now I want to monitor what the system is doing and I decided to
install sysutils/conky from ports. The problem is that conky crashes
with a "BadDrawable error".
I searched the net for some time and found evidence that conky might
not work in 64 bit mode. I tried to recompile it - the entire Xorg
packages - but every time I end up having 64 bit binaries.
I have CPUTYPE and CFLAGS commented out in /etc/make.conf, but the
problem seems to arise from the configure scripts used by Xorg. For
example during "make install clean" on xproto configure states:

checking build system type... amd64-portbld-freebsd7.0
checking host system type... amd64-portbld-freebsd7.0
checking for style of include used by make... GNU
checking for amd64-portbld-freebsd7.0-gcc... cc

I wonder if it's possible to somehow override the build system type information?


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