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Re: how to test 64bit packages

* Jeffrey W. Baker <jwbaker@acm.org> [030529 23:34]:
> On Wed, 2003-05-28 at 04:04, Bart Trojanowski wrote:
> > I see your point Peter.  We _do_ want to make sure that packages we mark
> > as x86-64/amd64 are bound only against /lib64 -- and running them is not
> > sufficient since 32-bit programs will run just as well.  I would think
> > that this would be a good port-packaging test.  It may even be a good
> > idea to put it into debhelper.
> If you disable CONFIG_IA32_EMULATION in the kernel, I think you will not
> be able to run 32-bit binaries, and this may be a good test condition.

Good idea.

And to tie it into the other thread I just responded to...  We can only
do this if we port all of the required packages to 64-bit.


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