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

* 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.


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