[pkg-boinc-devel] Building amd64 packages

Frank S. Thomas frank at thomas-alfeld.de
Mon Jul 18 08:23:48 UTC 2005

Hi Marc,

On Monday 18 July 2005 06:34, Marc F. Clemente wrote:
> I tried building boinc-client (version 4.7) for my amd64, but I have
> been unsuccessful.  I am not that proficient in c++ (I am clueless), but
>   I am guessing that sizes of int, pointers, etc are not the same and
> casting doesn't work right.  I don't know where to go from here...

Which version of the GCC do you have installed?

> Please let me know if I can help somebody.

I've no access to an AMD64 machine, so you have to do some testing for me. :-) 
Could you please apply the attached patch to the lib/shmem.C file and try to 
build BOINC again.

Thanks and kind regards,
The best way to accelerate any computer running Windows is at 9,81 m/s^2.
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