Re: AMD64 Port: Almost all packages are ready to be uploaded
On (09/05/04 18:54), Stephen Frost wrote:
> * Frederik Schueler (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> > On Sun, May 09, 2004 at 05:17:31PM +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> > > Does Debian's pure amd64 port use lib instead of lib64?
> > would probably render us incompatible to others and the FHS. Please see
> > the discussion on debian-amd64 starting with
> > http://lists.debian.org/debian-amd64/2004/05/msg00050.html
> This is not accurate. The FHS defines the location of the loader, which
> we support. The libraries are found through the normal directory
> search. So long as the binaries being brought over are 64bit they'll
> probably work. Of course, I don't really believe it's terribly useful
> to be able to copy a binary from RH to Debian (does anyone actually *do*
> this?!) but it should work.
Why do you think we have "alien" in our distro? Just to occupy space on
the mirrors? ;) I used it barely yesterday (zebedee doesn't seem to be
packaged for Debian yet)
Grzegorz B. Prokopski
PS: I am going to get an AMD64 system in next few weeks.
Grzegorz B. Prokopski <email@example.com>
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