[mythtv] Compiling on AMD64

Jarod Wilson jarod at wilsonet.com
Thu Feb 2 20:18:31 UTC 2006

On Thursday 02 February 2006 12:13, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> Tony Brummett wrote:
> > I'm compiling myth for the first time on an AMD64 machine with the
> > x86_64 version of Fedora Core 4.  ./configure was complaining about
> > not being able to find libmp3lame until I added /lib64 and /usr/lib64
> > to /etc/ld.so.conf
> >
> > I was just windering if this was normal?  I figured that either those
> > directories would be put in ld.so.conf by the OS installer, or that
> > configure would know if the arch is x86_64, then you have to look in
> > the 64-bit lib directories for some libs.
> I get that on my distro too, but as no-one else complained I didn't open
> a ticket.
> The attached diffs fix things for me.
> I can open a ticket if this is OK for commit,but not tested on any other
> distro than Mandrake 2006.0. Other systems may not use the /lib64
> prefix. It could be make more intelligent to check for the existance of
> those directories too I guess.

ATrpms.net MythTV builds work around the problem in a similar fashion, 
replacing /lib with rpm's %{_lib} macro, which points appropriately to /lib 
or /lib64, depending on the target arch.

Jarod Wilson
jarod at wilsonet.com
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