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Re: AMD64 Status Update -- And Future Directions

* Michael Neuffer (neuffer@neuffer.info) wrote:
> Quoting Stephen Frost (sfrost@snowman.net):
> > * Michael Neuffer (neuffer@neuffer.info) wrote:
> > > something that will cut them off from all the legacy/commercial 
> > > stuff they depend upon (Sybase/Oracle libraries, numerical libs etc.)
> > 
> > From what I understand, Oracle's made amd64 versions of their stuff
> > available already.  It probably just needed a recompile, it's be
> > compiled for 64bit archs since the first sparc 64bit cpus pretty much.
> OK. So the sofware vendor could _perhaps_ tick off one of their 
> dependencies. Unfortunately the logical operation that connects those
> requirements is & not |.

Of course, you only actually mentioned Sybase and Oracle by name so it's
not like I could know what the other requirements *really* are.  That's 
okay though, you're free to continue to complain, I'll just ignore you. 


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