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Re: switch back from gcc-3.4 to pure64

I am planning to switch from gcc-3.4 to pure64. However, I am not 100%
clear on what branch to use. The branch structure txt file that can be
found from: http://debian-amd64.alioth.debian.org/archive-structure.txt

states that the amd64 oriented branch is located in debian-amd64 folder,
however, I can't find it on the alioth. Has it been moved? if so, please
could you please tell me the new location. Or has this branched migrated
to debian-pure64? The docs are not quite as clear as i would have hoped.

Many thanks.


On Mon, 2005-01-24 at 21:52 +0100, Andreas Knüpfer wrote:
> hi,
> recently, i found the gcc-3.4 branch a little more unstable than usual. the 
> last days brought some more problem reports. furthermore gcc-3.4 is updated 
> less frequently than the pure64 branch (afaik). therefore i decided to switch 
> back from gcc-3.4 to pure64 last week.
> if you plan do switch back, too, make /etc/apt/sources.list point to the any 
> of the pure64 branch mirrors, do 'apt-get update' and run 
> 'dpkg --get-selections | grep -w install | \
> xargs - -n 20 apt-get install --reinstall -y'
> everything will be fine afterwards if and only if you link /lib64 to /lib 
> BEFORE, i.e. 'ln -s /lib /lib64'. apparently, the respective packages do not 
> yet provide /lib64 in the right way.
> luckily this was not too hard to figure out. 
> nevertheless i thank you all for your great work on debian and the amd64 port.
> pure64 is rock solid in my experience.
> knue

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