Re: Concerns about AMD64 port
On Thu, Feb 05, 2004 at 03:48:23PM +0100, Falk Hueffner wrote:
> John Goerzen <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > So it seems to me that the great benefit to many people of having a
> > native 64-bit userland has been sacrificed for the questionable
> > benefit of being able to run proprietary software without making a
> > chroot.
> Nobody objects to having native 64-bit packages when this is sensible
> for a package. If that was the case, we could just install i386
> Debian and be done with it, after all. So I really fail to see your
Why is it not sensible for all packages?
I object to having to run 32-bit code on my 64-bit system, and the whole
mess that entails.