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Re: Debian on a 386? Unlikely. (was: ramblings about old hardware, gzip, bz2, and pentium opts)

At 00:09 +0100 1999-12-08, Matthias Klose wrote:
>one interesting alternative would be to use fat binaries. This worked
>very well for Openstep 4.x (by NeXT). The modifications to binutils
>and gcc are available from Apple, but someone would need to integrate
>them upstream ... I didn't look how much of this is already used in
>the Darwin project.

This won't really work, since we don't have the "app wrapper" stuff.

In Openstep, the GUI apps live in a directory called foo.app, "fat"
binaries work by putting more than one "real" binary in there.
Joel Klecker (aka Espy)                    Debian GNU/Linux Developer
<URL:mailto:jk@espy.org>                 <URL:mailto:espy@debian.org>
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