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Re: Concerns about AMD64 port

Chris Cheney <ccheney@cheney.cx> wrote:  
> On Thu, Feb 05, 2004 at 11:30:35AM -0500, Stephen Frost wrote: 
> > Personally, I think the multiarch stuff is going to take quite a while 
> > longer to be finished and I think it'd be useful to have something for 
> > people to use until then that's 64bit, but I'm in the minority on this. 
> So far the only person I see against a pure 64bit port is Goswin, so you 
> are unlikely to be in the minority. Perhaps we could have a vote of some 
> sort. ;) 
> Chris 
Why is a native/pure 64bit port better than a multiarch port? As i know AMD64 
can run 32bit apps and 64bit apps on the same time. would it be also possible 
in a native 64bit port or only in a multiarch? if it is only possible in a 
multiarch port then i prefere this solution.  

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