[Exherbo-dev] PowerPC64 profile problems

David Leverton dleverton at exherbo.org
Sun Sep 14 14:08:11 BST 2008

On Sunday 14 September 2008 13:30:55 Markus Rothe wrote:
> Now, paludis does not include "--libdir=/usr/lib64" unless I specify
> ABI=ppc64 in the profile (as does the amd64 2007.0 profile). Most programs
> compile and install to the correct libdir with ABI=ppc64 set;
> dev-libs/gmp-4.2.2 fails.. The error is:
>   checking whether to enable maintainer-specific portions of Makefiles...
> no configure: error: ABI=ppc64 is not among the following valid choices:
> mode64 mode32 32

gmp uses the ABI variable for its own purposes.  We hack around it in the 
exheres, so you can just extend the hack to cover ppc64 (for now, until spb 
deslacks on proper multilib handling).

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