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Re: i386-uclibc debian



On Wed, 28 Sep 2005, Daniel Ruoso wrote:
> Em Qua, 2005-09-28 às 18:41 +0000, Miquel van Smoorenburg escreveu:
> > In article <1127920353.15766.11.camel@kariri>,
> > Daniel Ruoso  <daniel@ruoso.com> wrote:
> > >The i386 packages won't be compatible with my i386-uclibc environment
> > >(as I won't have glibc installed). So I started calling the architecture
> > >i386-uclibc with gnu name i386-uclibc-linux. And I'd like to ask: Is it
> > >OK?
> > Search for 'multiarch'. I understand (and/or hope) that in etch
> > the multiarch effort will get off the ground.
> 
> Hmmm... Interesting... If I follow this, it gives me one more reason to
> see it as another architecture, and when the multiarch support get off
> the ground I will benefit too.

Wouldn't it be better off as a *subarchitecture* ? (are subarchs supported
by multiarch at all?)

Adding archs is not that straight forward. e.g. what the heck will happen
when someone tries to use config.sub or config.guess? What *should* happen
then? 

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  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh



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