Building with 32-bit Module on 64-bit Machine

Eric Geier me at
Sun Apr 15 20:31:45 CEST 2012

Im trying to use rlm_raw and I tried to include it when manually building on 64-bit Debian but it wasnt in the lib folder after make install. I had put the module folder in src/modules and did include and enable for it and put with experimental too when I did the compile. this worked in the past on a 32-bit Debian...but not sure why its not now.

Thanks, Eric

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Subject: Re: Building with 32-bit Module on 64-bit Machine 
From: "Fajar A. Nugraha" <list at> 
To: FreeRadius users mailing list <freeradius-users at> 

On Sun, Apr 15, 2012 at 11:05 AM, Eric Geier <me at> wrote:
> I can't find a 64-bit version of the experimental module

FR (from is distributed as source. There's no "64-bit
version of the experimental module" in the source. You can build it as
either 32 or 64bit.

If you use a binary package, you should ask its maintainer directly.

> I want to include
> when manually building FR, but I want to run on a 64-bit machine. Is this
> possible?

I don't see why not. As long as you also have the necessary 64bit
dependencies (e.g. 64bit ruby is needed to build 64bit FR + rlm_ruby)

> Maybe I could force it to configure and make FR in 32-bit mode?
> But would it then be a pain to install the 32-bit versions of all the FR
> dependencies?

There are lots of experimental module. Which one do you want? You
might be able to find prebuilt binaries already.

For example, if you use Ubuntu/debian, see
If you use RHEL/Centos/fedora, it should have rlm_wimax included in
official package even if it's officially marked as experimental.

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