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Re: compat32-* packages for Wine

David Holland <> writes:

> On Sat, Jul 13, 2019 at 08:19:55AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
>  > > I think crosscompiling a program for i386 separately from host
>  > > architecture is the most generic way of looking at it. And yes,
>  > > crosscompiling a program for i386 on amd64 is just a specific use-case
>  > > that I focussed on owing to porting Wine to amd64.
>  > 
>  > We have a way to do cross compiling.  You seem not to be using it, and
>  > reimplementing it somehow.  That is what I am trying to get at.
> That's because what he's doing is compat32, not crosscompiling.
> To match base, 32-on-64 libs for x86 should go in /usr/pkg/lib/i386.

I see; that makes sense.

So I would hope that these 32-on-64 packages would be implemented  via
some sort of Makefile.common scheme so that we re not copy/pasting
package contents that need to be kept in sync.

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