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Re: Concerns about AMD64 port

On Thu, Feb 05, 2004 at 03:48:23PM +0100, Falk Hueffner wrote:
> John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.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
> problem.

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.

-- John

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