[clug-talk] FC3 on 64b System...
mark at harddata.com
Fri Nov 12 12:46:00 PST 2004
On November 12, 2004 01:35 pm, "J. Rafael Sánchez" <rsanchez at itres.com> wrote:
> Thanks Aaron. Please see comments below.
> Aaron Seigo wrote:
> > On November 12, 2004 13:12, "J. Rafael Sánchez" wrote:
> >>3. Install only the 64bit version and this will give me 32bit backward
> > if, by 64bit, you mean x86_64 (e.g. amd64) then yes, when you install the
> Yes, I'm referring to x86_64.
> > 64bit x86_64 version you get 32bit compat as well...
> > you'll notice both /lib and /lib64, for instance.
> You mean, there will be /lib and /lib64 listed under /var and, or /usr?
> > works quite well, though not all build systems have caught up to this new
> Do you mean systems one would buy with linux already installed?
No a lot of apps hard code installing libs to /usr/lib and need to be forced
to use /usr/lib64 when compiling for a 64 Bit OS>
> > nuance and you sometimes have to coax ./configure a bit more than usual
> > when building stuff from source.
> Is this every time one would want to install anything from
No most will work especially if they support sparc, just some people do things
they shouldn't do like hardwire 32bit stuff into their code.
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