[pacman-dev] x86-64 builds?

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Tue Feb 6 12:13:21 EST 2007

2007/2/6, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com>:
> On 2/6/07, Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de> wrote:
> > Am Samstag, 3. Februar 2007 16:10:12 schrieb Dan McGee:
> > > That would be nice, thanks.
> >
> > OK, I just compiled it and it seems to work on Arch64. Are there any special
> > test-cases I should try out? Is it save to install and remove packages on
> > a "productive" system?
> I've had no problems. The worst that has happened is a segfault, but
> never any DB corruption. It is getting more stable by the day.
> > Are there any big changes to makepkg and co or are they still the same (and I
> > do not need testing them)?
> They have changed quite a bit; however, nothing there SHOULD be
> architecture dependent. You will notice that all PKGBUILDs now require
> a arch=() array, which right now could contain i686 and/or x86_64. The
> configuration file for makpkg.conf has also changed. In our actual
> release, we will find a way to notify users of changes like this.

Also note that all packages generated with new makepkg have
-i686/-x86_64 suffix, so you cannot use old gensync and pacman 2 to
install them via your local repo.

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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