[mojosetup] 64 bit systems

Ludwig Nussel ludwig.nussel at suse.de
Wed Dec 5 11:13:16 EST 2007

Gerry JJ wrote:
> > On Debian Sid amd64, the ncurses interface has no problem running, but
> > the Gtk UI fails (no libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0, even in the 32 bit compat
> > libs).
> There's problems with other distros as well.  For example, in 64-bit
> Arch Linux, 32-bit gtk 2 is available, but it uses pango, which
> *doesn't* work without a bit of hacking around (apparently pango isn't
> designed to support multiple archs at all), so you end up with lots of
> empty squares in stead of readable text.  There's ways to "fix" this,
> but it requires creating new config files specifically for 32-bit and
> launching any 32-bit executable you want to work through a wrapper to
> make pango use those config files in stead of the default ones.  (I
> don't know why they can't just patch the 32-bit pango lib to use a
> 32-bit config by default..)

Arch Linux just needs to copy the patch from other distros. The
problem is known upstream, maybe asking further question in that bug
report draws some attention on the topic again:


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