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Re: pure64, multiarch etc (was: "Trivial Question" - 32bit vs. 64bit vs. 32/64bit)

>    I agree. The current multiarch work has the potential to be much
> more than merely an i386/amd64 thing, and indeed is targeted as such.
> It would be (considerably?) easier to develop a system capable of
> doing the i386/amd64 split, but the main multiarch proposals
> potentially cover _all_ systems capable of running code for more than
> one architecture on the same box. There are at least three other types
> of machine that I'm aware of (Sparc64, MIPS, and IA64) that could use
> the multiarch system.

Potentially also ARM systems for different coprocessors.


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