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Re: Concerns about AMD64 port

Chris Cheney <ccheney@cheney.cx> writes:

> On Thu, Feb 05, 2004 at 06:46:12PM +0100, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> > When people have the choice of installing debian and play
> > quake/doom/descent/civilization or install debian, setup a chroot
> > manually and play quake/doom/descent/civilization after hours of
> > fiddling around I think I know what they will choose.
> Too bad this doesn't work anyway... or are all the comments I've seen on
> various lists that 64bit kernel/video drivers don't work with 32bit
> games...
> I see no point in the biarch stuff for amd64 either. There are so few
> Linux commercial apps that need anything more than libc6 that waiting
> years for a 64bit port at all is really pointless.
> And while you keep trying to stick to this biarch stuff that will take
> years to resolve  the other dists already have native amd64 ports:
> Fedora, Gentoo, Mandrake, RHEL, SuSE, etc...
> Chris

RH and Suse are multiarch to some extend. Anything following FSH is
mutliarch capable.


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