pure64 GRUB?

Joe Ciccone jciccone at gmail.com
Sat Nov 19 20:00:29 PST 2005


jstipins at umich.edu wrote:

>Is it the case that GRUB currently cannot be built in a pure64 environment?
>
>Assuming it is the case... shouldn't this be remedied pretty soon?  It's
>sort of ridiculous to keep a 32-bit or multilib installation hanging around
>just to be able to boot a pure64 build.  Not quite as ridiculous, but somehow
>very disappointing, would be to revert to LILO...
>
>Does anybody know what's going on with this?  Will GRUB2 be buildable on pure64?
>
>-Janis
>  
>
both grub and grub2 need a modified build process to build on 64bit
without any 32bit libs. I have been working on it.



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