[mythtv] Compiling on AMD64

Isaac Richards ijr at case.edu
Thu Feb 2 21:20:19 UTC 2006

On Thursday 02 February 2006 16:16, Colin Guthrie wrote:
> Isaac Richards wrote:
> > Why would you need a gradual transition to 64-bit?  I don't have any 32
> > bit libraries on my system.  All my 64-bit libraries are in 'lib'. 
> > Install compatability libraries elsewhere, instead of forcing native ones
> > into odd locations.
> Fair do's the gradual transition thing is not really overly relevent now
> that everything works fine on 64 bit, but it wasn't always that way :)
> That's fine for a small distro or self built system but I can see the
> time saving benefits for a very large distro like e.g. Mandriva.

I use ubuntu.  Not exactly a small distro. =)

> I still need 32bit libs/apps (e.g. Java Plugin/Flash Plugin (and thus
> Firefox to run them in!) and mplayer for those pesky WMVs).
> I could do without some, but I need flash/java plugins for my work so
> stuck between a rock and a hard place. I have no option but to install
> the 32bit libs (or just use a whole 32bit OS which is no fun ;) )

java works in 64bit.  I have a 32-bit chroot for the very occasional thing I 
need that's not 64-bit yet.


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