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



In article <90oM4YWJcDD@gmane.3247.org> claus@faerber.muc.de writes:
>The method of putting libraries into /lib/ and /lib64/ does not work if
>you want to have i386 and ppc, for example, on the same system. While
>this is not possible at the moment, it will be once someone writes a
>good CPU emulator... (or with CLI).

or maybe a copressor.  Sun made sbus and pci cards with various x86
processors to allow users to run windows apps on their sparcstation.

(It was generally cheaper and easier to put a pc on the same desk.)

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