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Re: [PATCH] add amd64 to release-notes

Frans Pop <aragorn@tiscali.nl> writes:

> On Thursday 09 June 2005 13:59, Frederik Schueler wrote:
> +     <p>Since there is no &oldreleasename; of &debian; for the AMD64
> +     architecture, the following sections are intended for users
> +     running a 2.4 based i386 installation and are going to reinstall
> +     their systems to fully exploit the capabilities of the AMD64
> +     architecture.</p>
> s/running/currently running/
> s/and are going to/and planning to/
> Why is "reinstall" used here? Is upgrading not an option?
> Cheers,

Multiarch support, which you need to upgrade for 32bit to 64bit
without major pain, was droped from amd64 in favour of getting more
packages compiled quicker and to get included in sarge. Se how well
that worked out.

Once multiarch is added to sid/etch it will be an option, but not now.


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