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Re: A More Radical Multi-Arch Counter-Proposal

Simon Richter <Simon.Richter@hogyros.de> writes:

> Hi,
> > Proposal:
> >  A. Develop two architecture:
> >     i386 : this is Debian/i386 as exist today
> >     amd64: this a native port of Debian to Amd64 with 64 bit binaries.
> >  B. On Amd64, people have the choice to install either i386 or amd64
> >  C. People that need both install a i386 chroot on top of amd64 or a
> >     amd64 chroot on top of i386.
> > Optional:
> >  D. Debian provides a front-end to debootstrap and debhelper to make
> >  installation and integration of chroot easier.
> E. Debian provides a patched ld.so for the amd64 platform that knows how
> to chroot() and re-exec(), thus providing transparency. 
> F. ???
>    Simon

Forget it. A chroot is out of the question. Noone is going for it.

Multiarch is coming and its going to have /lib, /lib32 and/or /lib64
dpenending on the architecture involved.

Look beyond the decisions that were already made years ago.


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