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Re: GRUB 1.91 is released

From: Marco Gerards
Subject: Re: GRUB 1.91 is released
Date: Thu, 20 Oct 2005 20:20:48 +0200
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Joe Ciccone <address@hidden> writes:

>>>I am curious if support for x86_64 still uses -m32 in the build process,
>>>and if so, why?
>>My question: why not?
> I just created a simply dummy program and tried to compile it with a
> 64bit only compiler, cross-compiling or not, the build of grub fails
> with -m32, just as the build of this simple program fails with -m32. Now
> that you have an example of that happens in a Pure64bit enviorment with
> only 64 bit libs available to the compiler. Do you have any ideas on
> what can be done to make grub compile and work under these conditions?
> lfs:~$ echo "int main () {}" > dummy.c
> lfs:~$ $CC -m32 dummy.c

Right, but this is not what I am talking about.  GRUB is not linked to
any library so your test is not relevant.


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