Wine error message

Frank J. R. Hanstick trog24 at
Mon Nov 9 00:48:06 PST 2009

	"PowerPC Microprocessor Family:  The Programming Environments" and  
"MPC7450 RISC Miicroprocessor Family Reference Manual".  More wading  
in the latter because it covers all the MPC-74XX series.
On Nov 8, 2009, at 11:44 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> 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.

Frank J. R. Hanstick
trog24 at

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