[csw-users] AMD64 Packages?

Ihsan Dogan ihsan at dogan.ch
Thu Jan 27 15:07:39 CET 2005

On Wednesday, 26 Jan 2005 17:07 -0500, Luke Youngblood wrote:

> >> My question is regarding the AMD64 platform.  Does Blastwave plan on
> >> releasing 64-bit packages that have been compiled for the Solaris 10
> >> x86-64 architecture in the near future?  How will the x86-32 and
> >> x86-64 packages be differentiated from each other?  It would be
> >> great to use the same pkg-get and have it simply figure out whether
> >> you need 64-bit binaries or 32-bit binaries when it's executed.
> >
> > Yes, we have plans to provide amd64 packages. We will start to
> > create 64-Bit packages, when Solaris 10 is released.
> I'm still wondering whether I will have to specifically download 64-bit, or
> whether pkg-get will be smart enough to check my isainfo output to determine
> if I have 64-bit support enabled?

I can't give you an answer on that, because it's not defined yet.
Maybe, we will do the same like on sparc.


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