Re: multiarch/bi-arch status (ETA) question
firstname.lastname@example.org (Bob Proulx) writes:
> Thomas Steffen wrote:
>> > Multiarch is something that goes way beyond what other
>> > amd64 distributions have.
>> Maybe, but the RedHat package management does support two different
>> architectures, and it does it now.
> Technically that is "biarch". That is different than "multiarch".
> Red Hat has implemented special case biarch support. Debian has not
> implemented either but the goal is to implement multiarch.
> Using the language in the same way is important to avoid confusion.
So under red hat you can actualy do: [whatever dpkg's -i is for rpm]
rpm -i libfoo_i386.rpm
rpm -i libfoo_amd64.rpm
rpm -i bar_i386.rpm baz_amd64.rpm
where bar and baz both need libfoo?