Problems compiling in snow leopard

Rainer Müller raimue at
Mon Apr 26 08:00:30 PDT 2010

On 2010-04-26 16:55 , Nuno Santos wrote:
> I need to compile packages in snow leopard but it seems that by default 
> snow leopard compiles in 64 bits.

Yes, MacPorts uses 64-bit by default on Snow Leopard if your hardware
supports it. Why do you want to force 32-bit?

> I'm forcing 32 bit compiling by modifying /opt/local/etc/macports.conf 
> variable
> universal_archs   x86_32   i386

This is an invalid architecture. Intel 32-bit is i386, Intel 64-bit is

You probably don't want to change universal_archs, which is only used
when building +universal. You seem to be looking for the build_arch setting.


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