[erlang-bugs] Mac OSX Snow Leopard - configure sets arch to be i386 when running 64bit kernel

Winston Smith <>
Mon Oct 31 00:43:51 CET 2011

On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 12:14 PM, Ivan Ostres <> wrote:
> On Snow Leopard running 64bit kernel, configure set's architecture to be
> i386:

FYI: It does the same on OS X Lion which always has a 64-bit kernel (I
believe you now need a Core 2 Duo or better for Lion).  You can still
compile 32-bit apps, but not by default.

$ uname -a
Darwin themac.local 11.2.0 Darwin Kernel Version 11.2.0: Tue Aug  9
20:54:00 PDT 2011; root:xnu-1699.24.8~1/RELEASE_X86_64 x86_64
$ uname -m
$ uname -p

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