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Re: Loader Magic

Oh that's all fine.

So, which is default on a AMD64 machine? For my machine, I consider 64
bit default and 32 bit legacy. :)

On Tue, 2004-01-13 at 14:30, C. Scott Ananian wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Jan 2004, Jerry Haltom wrote:
> > Like, if im running a dual 32/64 system, /lib64 makes sense, but if i'm
> > not, then I would want everything in /lib... but the package can only
> > put stuff in one place or the other. =/ So, we're stuck with /lib64,
> > which I think is ugly, Until the End Of Time.
> The linux standard base and the filesystem standards clearly specify that
> /lib is used for the 'default' libraries for the platform, and that
> /lib<foo> are used for platform-specific alternate libraries.  So
> /lib64 is *not* going to persist indefinitely.
> It's really pointless arguing over this here; debian has a responsibility
> to follow the appropriate standards.  You should take up your arguments
> with the standards groups instead.
>  --scott
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Jerry Haltom <jhaltom@feedbackplusinc.com>
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