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Chromium popularity rising on Ubuntu, gains 64-bit support

Aug 24, 2009, 13:17 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ryan Paul)

"In a message posted to the Chromium developer list late last week, Google software engineer Dean McNamee revealed that 64-bit compatibility had been achieved and that official builds could be coming soon. He also posted a link to a page at the Chromium wiki which provides simple compilation instructions.

""The v8 team did some amazing work this quarter building a working 64-bit port. After a handful of changes on the Chromium side, I've had Chromium Linux building on 64-bit for the last few weeks," he wrote. "I believe mmoss or tony is going to get a buildbot running, and working on packaging."

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