wine, amd64, and fc-7

Dominic Fandrey kamikaze at
Mon May 5 18:20:18 UTC 2008

Boris Samorodov wrote:
> Hello Steve,
> On Mon, 5 May 2008 10:42:52 -0700 Steve Franks wrote:
>> Anyone try to get an rpm of wine working under linux compat?  Did you
>> have to install fc-7 instead of fc-4?  Is fc7 ready for primetime?
>> Someone said it had issues awhile back.
> It's not and fc (port) issue, it's rather kernel's one
> (linux.osrelease 2.4.2 vs 2.6.16 emulation). The default is 2.4.2 even
> for CURRENT (but mat change soon). And when the default
> linux.osrelease is changed at CURRENT some time will pass before
> something like f8 (or even f9) may become a default linux emulation
> port.
>> Looks like all the 64-bit linux guys run wine, why don't we?  Of
> FreeBSD doesn't have 64-bit linux emulation, it's 32-bit for now.
> And afaik no one is working on it.
>> course, I'd prefer a native FreeBSD port over an rpm if I could get
>> it...

I'm trying to get it to work in a 32-Bit Jail. I ain't there yet, though. It 
seems parts of the code for dynamicilly loading 32bit libraries is broken. 
Should I succeed I will create a Wiki article, containing patches and a howto 
to set things up. And of course the ports@ list would get informed.

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