Find out if x86_64 is supported

Jann Röšder roederja at
Wed Sep 9 08:30:06 PDT 2009

I know about the platform x86_64 but it does not seem to be selected on
my new MacBook.

On the macports command line I get:
Platform: darwin 10 i386

It should be
Platform: darwin 10 x86_64


Jann Röšder schrieb:
> Hi,
> for the eiffelstudio port I need a way to find out if the processor
> supports the 64bit extension. AFAIK the first intel iMacs don't have a
> 64bit CPU.
> What's the best way to do this in a portfile ?
> Thanks,
> Jann

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