Re: When will amd64 be allowed in sid?
Michael Neuffer <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Quoting Adam Majer (email@example.com):
> The thing is there is unfortunately a lot of legacy & commercial
> software around that people want/have to use that are not available
> in source and thus can not be ported to a native AMD64 port.
> For the next couple of years (hopefully not more then 10) we will
> definitely need the biarch AMD64 until all of the applications
> that people need will have migrated and the 32bit apps that people
> use will wither.
I forgot. Multiarch support doesn't work for games. Anything needing
hardware stuff in X, like GL, doesn't seem to work in multiarch. That
cuts down the amount of software already.