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Re: 64-bit packaging details

* Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de> [030531 05:42]:
> On Saturday 31 May 2003 10:54, Peter wrote:
> > More general, if we have an amd64 only system then even the /lib64 
> > directory is obsolete?
> No, because the path has to be known at some place, e.g. every 
> dynamic binary contains a reference to /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2.
> The package behavior should not depend on the presence of 32 bit
> libraries in {,/usr}/lib, so the {,/usr}/lib64 paths will never be obsolete.

And we will need to maintain the presence of 32bit libraries (in /lib)
for the binary-only programs that may rely on their presence even if the
rest of the system is 100% 64bit.


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