Packaging: name changes?

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Wed Feb 6 21:08:34 UTC 2008

Jesse Keating <jkeating <at>> writes:
> Are you on an x86_64 cpu?  You can't build x86_64 unless you're on an
> x86_64 cpu running an x86_64 kernel/os.  When running that you
> can /also/ build i386.

Said CPU can also be a QEMU virtual machine though. :-) I've built several 
packages in qemu-system-x86_64 running on a 32-bit host. It's about 50 times 
slower than native though! So for a build which takes 10 minutes on the native 
i?86 hardware, count about 8 hours in qemu-system-x86_64.

        Kevin Kofler

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