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On 3/27/06, Barry.SCHWARTZ@...
> Jim <Jim@...> skribis:
> > What do you do for a browser? Do you have to chroot every time you want
> > to run your browser? Or do you run a 64-bit browser? The only real
> > thing that I am missing is the ability to see a video in Firefox such as
> > the movie trailers at Apple, etc.
> I keep browsers in both environments. Normally I run Opera (which is
> 32-bit) in the 64-bit environment. For some videos actually you might
> have some luck with konqueror and/or mozilla-firefox-bin, without need
> for the 32-bit environment, but to me it's not a lot of trouble
> running things in the 32-bit environment if I have to, given how easy
> it to keep Gentoo up to date. The hard work is configuring the chroot
> as I like it and making it come up and go down automatically, which
> was a little bit of a programming task.
> There is one use for which I have found a chroot quite useful, which
> is building non-portage programs 32-bit. Then I can run them just fine
> in 64-bit, by making links in /usr/local/lib32 to any libraries needed
> that aren't already in the emul packages. (Plus I have to run
How could you compile mplayer or firefox in your 64 bits environnement
to generate 32 bits binary ? I have multilib activated and I can't
build mplayer with CFLAGS="-m32".
It is needing something else ?
I don't want too to have and maintain a 32 bit chroot.
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