On Wed, Apr 11, 2007 at 10:37:03AM -0700, Steve Franks wrote: > On 4/10/07, Kris Kennaway <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > >On Tue, Apr 10, 2007 at 02:42:35PM +0200, Tijl Coosemans wrote: > >> On Monday 09 April 2007 19:28:50 Kris Kennaway wrote: > >> > On Mon, Apr 09, 2007 at 09:37:00AM -0700, Steve Franks wrote: > >> > > Why does the wine port complain that it will not build on my > >> > > 6.2/amd64 machine? A quick search around winehq.com seems to > >> > > indicate that the linux (kubuntu, debian) guys compile wine on > >> > > their 64-bit platforms??? And you know how we *hate* to let them > >> > > think they have something we bsd-ites do not ;) > >> > > >> > Extra patches, I guess. Why not look into it and see what needs to > >> > be added to our port? > >> > >> Wine runs win32 programs. It needs to be built as a 32bit program > >> linked with 32bit libraries. The ports/package system can't handle > >> 32bit code on amd64. > > > >Well it can, you just need to also have 32-bit versions of all the > >other ports too. It is true that no-one has really worked on this, > >but it's not technically difficult. > > > >Kris > > > > > Is there already a means for building a particular port as 32 bits on a > 64-bit machine?
Not really, this is what I mean by work needed. Kris
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