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

Josselin Mouette <josselin.mouette@ens-lyon.org> writes:

> Le mer 14/01/2004 à 07:29, Goswin von Brederlow a écrit :
> > Give us one good technical reason why /lib/64 or just /lib is any
> > better than /lib64. Any of them would be supplied by
> > dpkg-subarchitecture in LIB_DIR and passed on to configure. There
> > realy is no change by renaming it unless you drop multiarch support
> > completly and everything just uses /lib.
> That's exactly what I'm talking about.
> > And multiarch support is wanted for sparc64, mips64, s390x, ppc64
> > anyway. Leaving out amd64 multiarch support doesn't reduce the
> > problem.
> This is about amd64. I'm not implying multiarch is bad for sparc64 or
> ppc64, I just think it is not suitable for amd64.

No, this is about multiarch support initially and should return there.

Too many people keep arguing just with amd64. I should have used
mips64 as example arch I guess.


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