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Re: Upcoming Debian multiarch support (amd64, sparc64, s390x, mips64) [affects sarge slightly]

* Martin Pitt (martin@piware.de) wrote:
> OTOH, isn't that exactly the same situation on sparc64? IIRC you
> can excute 32 bit programs on the 64 bit kernel (and, in fact, will do
> so most of the time since most packages are 32 bit). I don't know
> about the sparc64 very much, how is the problem solved there?

From my understanding, it's not.  It's less of an issue there since
64bit is actually slower (by a fair bit from what I've heard) than
32bit on those archs.


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