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Re: Concerns about AMD64 port

On Thu, 5 Feb 2004, John Goerzen wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 05, 2004 at 11:43:20AM -0500, C. Scott Ananian wrote:
> > 8) The multiarch work is necessary for other debian platforms 
> > (MIPS, ARM, etc) which also have varying ABIs.  It is hoped that the AMD64
> > work will lay a good foundation for proper support of these systems as
> > well.

I forgot sparc and ppc in the above.  Some others, too, I think.

> Obviously working with these other archs is required, but I don't see
> how it requires us to not do a native 64-bit port by itself.

my personal opinion is that you are welcome to do so and keep the flamewar
the hell out of my inbox.  i'm just here for mips64 stuff.

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