Re: Debian for x86-64 (AMD Opteron)
At Sat, 26 Apr 2003 03:01:58 +0200,
Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Friday 25 April 2003 19:36, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> > You know this will probably require modifications in *thousands* of
> > packages ?
> Yes, I fully understand the impact. I've done it for half the packages
> in something similar to Red Hat 9 on s390x and we're in the currently
> building a minimal sid with /lib64 on s390x.
BTW, is it really _good direction_ for supporting x86-64 ? I think
this is really important decision. We're standing at a serious
turning point. This issue is related with other arches, and I concern
the future binaries/libraries compatibility.
In addition, should all debian developers know about it when he
packages libraries ?