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

On Tue, Jan 13, 2004 at 01:47:29PM -0500, Stephen Frost wrote:

> * Matt Zimmerman (mdz@debian.org) wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 13, 2004 at 09:47:15AM +0100, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> > > And its a completly different world for sparc64, mips64, s390x, ppc64.
> > > Arguing about amd64 not needing 32bit doesn't help at all. There are still
> > > 4 archs left that do need it. Multiarch support is comming one way or the
> > > other, live with it. The question is how not if.
> > 
> > Interestingly, the page above categorizes x86_64 with s390x (64-bit native)
> > rather than with ppc64 and ia64 (32-bit native, 64-bit capable).  Oddly, it
> > doesn't mention sparc64.
> Uhh, it classifies ia64 as 32-bit *native*?  From everything I've heard,
> ia64 is 64bit *native* and 32bit through a slow 'mostly software'
> emulator.  Someone might want to let them know.

Er, yes, of course.  It was my error, not theirs.

ia64  	/lib/ld-lsb-ia64.so.1  	/lib  	lsb  	Itanium-LP64 is native; i386 is emulated (libraries in /emul/ia32-linux).

 - mdz

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