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Re: Debian for x86-64 (AMD Opteron)

Le ven 25/04/2003 à 17:54, Arnd Bergmann a écrit :
> > I am assuming that dlopen calls need to be modified to look for
> > /usr/lib64 rather than /usr/lib on 64-bit architectures running
> > 64-bit applications.
> This matter has been decided years ago by other people. /lib64 is
> in the ELF psABI, see
> http://www.linuxbase.org/spec/refspecs/elf/x86_64-SysV-psABI.pdf,
> and upstream packages (e.g. KDE) are using it already.
> There are no other options to putting the library files in /lib64.
> The question that needs to be discussed here is how to get them
> there in all the broken packages.

You know this will probably require modifications in *thousands* of
packages ?
I'm afraid I'm missing the point here : our other 64-bits arches don't
use /lib64, and they aren't in bad shape. What incompatibilities would
it bring to use our plain, good old /lib for x86-64 as well ?

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