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Re: how to bootstrap a 64 bit installation on Solaris?

On Sat, Apr 3, 2010 at 1:25 PM, Georg Schwarz 
<> wrote:
> I'm trying to install pkgsrc as a 64 bit installation on Solaris 8.
> To get started, I downloaded and installed gcc 3.4.6 from
> Bootstrapping as such works fine. However, when it comes to compiling a 
> package that needs devel/gettext-tools, I end up like this:
> wrong
> ELF class: ELFCLASS32
> Unfortunately, lang/gcc34 as well as lang/gcc44 are among the packages that 
> depend on devel/gettext-tools.
> When I try to compile lang/gcc3-c++ I end up with the same issue.
> So I first did a 32 bit installation of pkgsrc and was able to compile 
> lang/gcc3 and lang/gcc34 (lang/gcc as well as lang/gcc44 had other issues).
> However, when I do the 64 bit installation with one of these compilers I end 
> up just the same with devel/gettext-tools.
> Is there a way to get a 64 bit installation of pkgsrc when one has only the 
> 32 bit compiler/libs to start from?

Have you looked at:
which links to:
which links to:

most things talk about solaris 10 as the target, but they may still
have helpful ideas.

 - Tim

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