Cross LFS Pure 64bit Book

John Miller jamiller1110 at
Wed Aug 10 09:13:53 PDT 2005

Jim Gifford wrote:

> John Miller wrote:
>> I have a question about the pure 64bit x86_64 bit book.  During the 
>> installation of grub you use the following instruction:
>> CC="gcc -m32 -static" ./configure --prefix=/usr
>> However because this is a pure 64bit build their are no 32 bit 
>> libraries or the capability for gcc to build 32 bit correct?  Or am I 
>> missing something?
> The pure64 stuff is new to cross-lfs, we are looking into issues with 
> the bootloaders right now. Right now no bootloaders build properly as 
> your report just helps me to confirm this. I hope to have a solution 
> for x86_64, sparc, and MIPS 64 bit builds this week.
As Alexander wrote you can build lilo 64 bit, I did that succesfully 
about 6 months ago and have not had any problems with it.

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