[Slackbuilds-users] virtualbox-ose (3.0.4) on x86_64
pprkut at liwjatan.at
Sun Aug 30 14:50:17 UTC 2009
On Sunday 30 August 2009 15:51:40 markus reichelt wrote:
> Its buildscript states:
> "NOTE: This will not build on a stock x86_64 system."
> Kind of a bummer for me, sitting on a fresh install of 13-64...
> So, are there any workarounds/plans to get this hummer talking to us
> -64 users?
Unfortunately the only way to get vbox on slack64 is by either running the
binary build (ie virtualbox puel), or by installing 32bit-compat libs for the
Virtualbox needs the gcc, g++ and glibc 32bit components, but only on build
time. It runs fine without them, so you can remove those packages again after
building the package.
I tried to talk to the vbox devs already weeks ago, making them aware of the
situation that slack64 doesn't have 32bit compat libs included, but no luck.
They don't seem to care enough about such an "exotic" system.
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