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Re: Debian for x86-64 (AMD Opteron)

On Thursday 10 April 2003 03:12, GOTO Masanori wrote:
> I think generic 64bit libraries should put on {/lib64, /usr/lib64/,
> /usr/local/lib64, /usr/X11R6/lib64, ...}. Debian 64bit architecture
> packages should have only 64 bit libraries because it saves storage,
> and once we prepare 64bit port, we have no need to use 32bit
> binaries/libraries.  To use 32 bit old libraries, dpkg and apt may
> be needed to modify handling both 32 bit and 64 bit packages like:
> 	apt-get install libgtk2.0-0(32) libgtk2.0-0
> 	dpkg -i libgtk2.0-0_ver_i386.deb libgtk2.0-0_ver_x8664.deb

Other alternative: only install and run 32bit apps in a chroot-style thingy, 
64bit stuff being the native type. Is that useful/possible ?


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