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Re: Fw: Bug#777074: efibootmgr: please build on x32

On Wed, Feb 04, 2015 at 01:59:06PM -0600, D. Jared Dominguez wrote:
> Any thoughts before I do this? I'm not a user of x32 so don't know
> if doing this will cause any headaches (or worse).

There are three questions:
1) does it cause a regression on other architectures?
2) does it break else something on x32?
3) does it work on x32?

As for 1), the patch I submitted to efivar fixes things for me (both x32 and
i386 on an amd64 kernel, 64-bit EFI), but I can't really test elsewhere.

As for enabling efibootmgr, addition of x32 can't possibly break other

As of 2), there was no EFI on x32 before, so no regressions.
As of 3), it does at least in qemu-kvm.x86-64.

As x32 is a new port with nearly no users (yet!), it's only 1) which is a
real concern for now.

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