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Bug#254598: Name of the Debian x86-64/AMD64 port

On Thu, Jun 17, 2004 at 12:07:47AM -0500, Chris Cheney wrote:
> There is no precedence for "x86-64" nothing uses it period. The only
> argument for it is that its similiar to "x86_64" but imho thats a
> detriment since it would cause confusion in scripts that need to refer
> to both the toolchain name "x86_64" and the debian "x86-64" name. People
> would end up typoing it.

x86-64 is amd's official name for the architecture.


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