Unable to locate package hhvm (EE3.3.8)


I’m running EE 3.3.8 on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS. When I try installing HHVM with:

ee stack install --hhvm

I get the error message:

Unable to locate package hhvm

Any ideas what’s going on and how to fix this?



Hello @GeorgeAppiah

Could you please provide output of the following commands :

$ arch

$ uname -a

$ tail -n100 /var/log/ee/ee.log


OK, I just found out that HHVM is unsupported on 32 bit OS. https://github.com/facebook/hhvm/wiki/faq

But I believe it would be helpful if you could mention this fact on the getting started and/or stack installation page, so people can know in advance and choose the appropriate architecture when building their OS.

For my case, I chose 32bit because I’m on a 2GB machine, and other than for compatibility reasons like this, there’s really no performance gain for 64bit over 32bit on a low-end 2GB box. But if I new HHVM didn’t support 32 bit, I’d go for 64 bit.