anybody can help in this?

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at
Fri Feb 13 10:57:14 UTC 2009

On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 11:45:28AM +0100, Erik van Pienbroek wrote:
> Why do you need to use i386 packages on an x86_64 environment to compile
> a program?

IIRC, NSIS can only be compiled as a 32 bit program (native Fedora
though) because the code is full of 32 bit assumptions.

Debian patched 2.39 to fix some of the 32 bit assumptions, but we are
still compiling it as 32 bit (ie. gcc -m32).

Might be worth going back to Debian and finding out what patches/etc
they are shipping to make it work on 64 bit platforms.


Richard Jones, Emerging Technologies, Red Hat
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