[uae] Re: E-UAE on amd64 Linux

  • From: Nicholas Otley <nicholasotley@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: uae@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 4 Apr 2005 15:00:16 +0100

On Apr 1, 2005 7:37 PM, Richard Drummond <evilrich@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Nicholas
> 
> On Wednesday 30 March 2005 08:15 pm, Nicholas Otley wrote:
> > I forgot to mention, I've already got Ubuntu's 64bit libSDL packages
> > installed via APT, and every 64bit program that needs them works fine.
> >  It's just when I try to use e-uae i get a problem.  I thought maybe
> > putting the 32bit libs in the same path may help.
> 
> Hmmm. I don't know much about Linux on AMD64.
> 
> So, you need 32-bit libraries for 32-bit applications? If that is indeed the
> case - and it does make sense - then simply installing a 32-bit libSDL is
> going to be much use for you. You'll need the 32-bit X libraries also. I
> guess that's doable. How about the C library?
> 
> What's Ubuntu's policy for running 32-bit apps on a 64-bit machine? It seems
> that they don't have one. ;-)

:-D  Some 32bit apps work fine with no problems, others such as E-UAE don't. :-(
 
> Unless somebody else here has more of a clue than I about this stuff, then
> probably the best place to ask such questions would be the Ubuntu support
> fora.
>
> Of course, you called always build E-UAE natively for AMD64. But then the JIT
> compiler won't work.

Running through treacle is quicker than UAE without JIT! ;-)

> I could try building you a statically linked 32-bit version of E-UAE. That
> might well work on your system.

If you could, that would be great.

Thanks Rich, 
Nik

> Cheers,
> Rich
> 
>

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