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From: "tparker@××××××××××.net" <tparker@××××××××××.net>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] 32/64bit confusion
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2010 22:16:26
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] 32/64bit confusion by Mike Edenfield
1 On 8/24/2010 5:44 PM, Mike Edenfield wrote:
2 > Since you're building from
3 > source, very few programs actually need to be 32-bit apps on a 64-bit
4 > OS. ... In this case, the Wine
5 > package maintainer has set up the ebuild to build 32-bit by default,
6 > even on an amd64 profile. ...
7 > there is a whole list of packages
8 > (app-emulation/emul-linux-x86-*) that have prebuilt binaries for things
9 > like GTK, QT, SDL, etc. (The packages in portage, including Wine, will
10 > install the ones it needs automatically.)
13 Thank you! This makes a lot more sense now. :) I knew what I needed had
14 to be there, just didn't know how to find it.