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Re: Getting rid of circular dependencies

On 6/27/05, John H. Robinson, IV <jaqque@debian.org> wrote:
> > I understand that part, but I'd expect binaries to be able to live on
> > a file servers too, even for multiple architectures.
> /usr/bin/vim is different on PPC than on i386. You cannot share /usr


> (and thusly /usr/bin) between architectures. You can with /usr/share, as
> it is architecture independent.

I guess the tools aren't capable of this, but AFAIK you could just do
(manually) something like /usr/i386/bin and /usr/ppc/bin

And then the client could map /usr/bin to either depending on it's architecture.

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