[Clc-crux64] Announcement CRUX 2.1.1-64bit-rc1
daniel at danm.de
Sun Jan 22 16:48:56 UTC 2006
the first release candidate of CRUX 2.1.1-64bit is ready and available for
Most significant changes are:
- glibc 2.3.6 with AMD64 patches and linuxthreads + native posix threads.
NPTL libraries are placed in /lib64/tls and /usr/lib64/tls.
- gcc 4.0.2
- x11 6.9.0
- pkgutils with 64bit enhancements
- No conflicting compat32/core/opt ports anymore. If you want the 32bit
version of firefox you have to install both, core/firefox and
compat32/firefox32. Both ports share arch-independent files (/usr/share,
/usr/include, ..). 32bit applications usually have '32' as suffix
An upgrade from CRUX-2.1-gcc4-head to CRUX 2.1.1 seems to be flawlessly
feasible - at least it worked well for me :-). Don't forget to deinstall
nvidia before - and - replace your old /etc/pkgmk.conf with the newer one
found in /var/lib/pkg/rejected/etc/ after the update. No application
recompilations were needed because the *-HEAD ISO was delivered with gcc4.
If you create your own 32bit ports have a look at /etc/pkgmk.conf. You can
specify a 32bit architecture with 'arch=xxx'. An example:
If you have any questions please use this (public) mailinglist.
Have a nice evening,
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