[asterisk-dev] H323 64 bit Nightmare

Tzafrir Cohen tzafrir.cohen at xorcom.com
Thu May 22 14:10:25 CDT 2008

On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 02:37:11PM -0400, Ward Mundy wrote:
> As some of you know, pbxinaflash.net now has one-click ISO installs for
> 64-bit versions of Asterisk 1.4 and 1.6-beta. While the jury is still out, I
> think it would be fair to say that there are numerous quirks, gotchas, and
> workarounds that have to be addressed to do even "standard things" on the
> 64-bit platform. The good news is that we have a lot of people testing the
> 64-bit versions now that never would have touched it if they had had to
> manually build the version from source. So hopefully there will be some good
> feedback in the coming months that moves things forward. You certainly
> cannot beat the performance. And it's hard to go back to the 32-bit flavor
> of Asterisk once you've tried the steroids version.

Well, now that you mention it, Fedora, Debian and Ubuntu have working
Asterisk packages with h323 support on amd64 as well (not to mention
some other platforms).

In fact, openh323 is a nast package you should probably take from your
distro ;-)

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