[GRASS-dev] Re: [GRASS-user] 32 bit OS .. 64 bit OS
rez at touchofmadness.com
Fri Aug 3 13:24:54 EDT 2007
On Fri, 2007-08-03 at 19:20 +0200, Moritz Lennert wrote:
> On 03/08/07 19:05, Brad Douglas wrote:
> > On Fri, 2007-08-03 at 15:57 +0200, Maciej Sieczka wrote:
> >> Markus Neteler wrote:
> >>> Maciej Sieczka wrote on 08/03/2007 12:21 PM:
> >>>> Ravi, are you referring to the fact that there is no generic 32bit
> >>>> binary GRASS package on GRASS website, but only 64bit?
> >>> If so, I don't know how to generate 32bit binaries on a (pure) 64bit
> >>> machine as the GRASS server is. A way out would be that a community
> >>> member auto-generates 32bit Linux binaries which I then auto-fetch
> >>> every week.
> >> Hi
> >> After some reading I must say I'm to ignorant in this regard and won't
> >> help much. If anybody is willing to take on this, I found 2 usefull
> >> resources: "building 32bit app on 64bit system"  and "How to build
> >> 32-bit Wine on a 64-bit (x86-64) system" . The latter is about Wine,
> >> but it gives detailed instructions for several main distributions,
> >> which could help.
> >> http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/showthread.php?t=570955
> >> http://wiki.winehq.org/WineOn64bit
> > export CFLAGS="-m32..."
> > However, I fail to see the usefulness of 32bit GRASS on 64bit systems.
> The question was whether Markus could use his 64bit server to
> cross-compile binaries for 32bit systems or whether someone with a 32bit
> system would have to do it.
Ah. Okay, I misunderstood the question. Yes, it is possible to compile
32bit on 64bit. I don't do it simply because I hate to co-mingle bit
depths, but that's a personal choice.
Brad Douglas <rez touchofmadness com> KB8UYR/6
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