Subject: Re: Opera 9.2, emul/linux32 and amd64 (was: Can't run opera on
To: Loic Hoguin <>
From: Juan RP <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 04/16/2007 02:53:42
On Mon, 16 Apr 2007 01:56:14 +0200
"Loic Hoguin" <> wrote:

> Hello,
> It seems that the fixes for compat/linux32 select timeouts
> have been committed. Opera now works pretty well on amd64,
> I have been playing with it for some time without problems.
> I haven't seen however a fix for the installation under
> amd64. To be able to run Opera you must have the 32bit suse
> compat packages installed, which is not currently possible
> (Nicolas Joly was working on it earlier). Also it seems that
> the Opera Makefile must be fixed, as it installs the files
> in emul/linux instead of emul/linux32.
> What can I do to help? (apart from fixing the opera makefile)
> Also, Opera 9.2 has been released, I have attached a patch
> to this email. Sorry I can't send PRs right now. It seems
> my previous ones weren't sent, including the one from today
> using the web form (is it normal?).
> The patch work at least for i386 (well, I only tested it on
> amd64 but..), so the PLIST for the other arch may be wrong.

Bah... that was pretty easy :-)

Apply the patch in pkgsrc and put "USE_COMPAT_LINUX32=yes" in /etc/mk.conf.
Install opera... enjoy (I'm just using Opera on my amd64 :-).

I'll try to convert more packages (firefox, nspluginwrapper, etc).

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