[Xorg-driver-geode] [PATCH video-geode] config: prevent building on 64 bit CPU

Martin-Éric Racine q-funk at iki.fi
Mon Jun 21 22:23:26 PDT 2010

On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 4:11 AM, Mitch Davis
<mjd-xorg-driver-geode at afork.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 22, 2010 at 10:54 AM, Gaetan Nadon <memsize at videotron.ca> wrote:
>> When doing full X.Org builds, many waste time investigating
>> compile errors, not knowing anything about Geode.
>> Only build on i*86 cpu. The configuration will not abort,
>> a warning message is issued and no C code is compiled.
> I haven't tried it yet to know whether it's a problem, but it's
> possible to *build* it on ia64, just not *run* it.
> (I am using a cross-compiler to compile x86 code on am ia64 machine)
> Even if the software still builds, I think the messages should be
> changed to indicate it can't be run on a non x86 machine.

We already know that it cannot run on non-x86 architectures and that
it can only compile on x86_32 or x86_64 (IIRC the build scripts even
change some flags if the host is x86_64). Where would you put the
message then?


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