Wine error message

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Sun Nov 8 23:44:22 PST 2009

On Nov 6, 2009, at 19:15, Frank J. R. Hanstick wrote:

> 	I realize that wine is a Mactel only program; but, the error message:
> 	Error: wine can only be used on an Intel Mac or other computer with  
> a little-endian processor.
> 	Error: Target org.macports.fetch returned: incompatible processor
> 	Error: Status 1 encountered during processing.
> is misleading with the "or other computer with a little-endian  
> processor" since a PowerPC could run as both big-endian and little- 
> endian.

I had no idea that was the case. Where can I read more about that?

I didn't want to just say "Intel Mac", since MacPorts theoretically  
runs on non-Macs as well, many of which will be x86-based and thus  
should be able to use wine.

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