macports in 32 bit on snow leopard ?
johannes.behr at igd.fraunhofer.de
Wed Feb 17 03:52:11 PST 2010
On 17 Feb 2010, at 12:43, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Feb 17, 2010, at 05:39, Johannes Behr wrote:
>> On 17 Feb 2010, at 12:17, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>>> On Feb 17, 2010, at 04:48, Johannes Behr wrote:
>>>> is there a 32 bit version of macports for snow leopard
>>> If you're on a 32-bit Mac, MacPorts will automatically build 32-bit, even on Snow Leopard.
>> Well, i do I know if I'm on a 32-bit or 64-bit mac ?
>> I just install snow leopard. That's it.
> If you have an Intel Core processor, which was in the very first line of Intel Macs in 2006, you have a 32-bit Mac. If you have an Intel Core 2 or any other Intel processor, you have a 64-bit Mac.
6 month old Macboot Pro => 64bit
>>> If you're on a 64-bit Mac but would like to build 32-bit, set build_arch to i386 in macports.conf before installing any ports.
>> So I have to uninstall single packages and reinstall them (after switching build_arch to i386)
>> or do I have to reinstall all packages.
> If that's the way you want to go, I would recommend you uninstall all ports. Then change build_arch and reinstall the ports you need. However:
How do I uninstall all ports ?
>> What is the base way?
>> I just need some 32-bit libs (e.g. libjasper) and some others for a own project
> Perhaps you would be happier with universal ports? built for both 32-bit and 64-bit? In that case, you can rebuild all ports universal by running this command:
> sudo port upgrade --enforce-variants active +universal
This would assume that all ports ( inc. latex and wine ) with 32/64 bit ?
It this correct ?
(latex and wine is the second reason why I installed macports).
Thanks for you help !
Dr. Johannes Behr
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