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

* Goswin von Brederlow 

| > 	/etc/* -> /etc64/*
| > 		(config files may be architecture specific)
| Hardly irregular for libs to have conffig files. Any example?

PAM, though that's not arch-specific.

| > 	*/include/* -> */include64/*
| > 		(header files may be architecture specific)
| Use #ifdef __AMD64__ #elif __I386__ ....

eww.  This will be especially fun for asm/ and bits/

| Contents of packages and name of packages are two seperate
| problems. We are aware of the further problems with the contents and
| splitting out common files into binary-all packages even more
| aggresively than its already done seems to be the only way to go for
| the contents.

It'll mean we'll get a zillion libfoo-dev-common packages, I think.

Tollef Fog Heen                                                        ,''`.
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