[aur-general] help needed with x86_64

Eric Belanger belanger at ASTRO.UMontreal.CA
Thu Mar 27 21:42:58 EDT 2008

On Thu, 27 Mar 2008, Firmicus wrote:

> I am willing to kill this
> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/9765
> I have built texlive-bin on i686 a long time ago, and some other TU took care 
> of providing it for Arch64. But recently, to my great surprise, the above bug 
> report was issued. (Quite amazing!)
> A few days ago I decided to liberate a partition and install Arch64 on it. I 
> must say, it went without a glitch, and from now on I will be able to help 
> keeping x86_64 in sync with i686 (I used Aaron's machine for a while, but for 
> some packages it is not convenient, or even impossible to rely on a chroot).
> So last night I issued a makepkg for texlive-bin on my arch64 system and went 
> to bed. But this morning I saw that the build had failed. I have a strong 
> intuition that this is related to gcc 4.3, because I have had a similar issue 
> with another package which compiled fine with gcc 4.2.3 on i686 but failed 
> with gcc 4.3. Since I really have no time to investigate the problem and 
> eventually make a patch for gcc 4.3, I would prefer to downgrade to gcc 4.2.3 
> and try to see if it works. Also, since TeXLive 2008 will be available in 
> about two months, I don't want to spend too much time on the 2007 version.
> Does anybody have a copy of gcc-4.2.3-*-x86_64.pkg.tar.gz lying in its cache? 
> I guess I'd need the corresponding gcc-libs too. That'd be a great help 
> (well, I hope!)

Have you read this thread:

It might contain a fix (depending on your problem) else post the error 
message if possible..

> Thanks,
> Firmicus

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