[Pkg-virtualbox-devel] Bug#469882: Bug#469882: virtualbox-ose-source:

Michael Meskes meskes at debian.org
Sun Mar 9 13:13:38 UTC 2008

On Sun, Mar 09, 2008 at 12:46:26PM +0100, Philipp Kern wrote:
> the build process of virtualbox is called with ARCH=i386, which is
> wrong.  So I am not sure which file to check, actually.  How does it
> deduce the architecture?  By looking into the kernel tree somehow?

The rules file checks KVERS to find out. And this doesn't work with a
vanilla kernel I'd suppose. 

/me checks and finds:
ifneq ($(shell echo $(KVERS)|cut -f 3 -d"-"),amd64)
        ARCH := i386

Yes, that's it. You're KVERS probably doesn't have the architecture in



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