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Re: multiarch status update

Bill Allombert <ballombe@master.debian.org> writes:

> On Sun, May 14, 2006 at 01:19:14AM +0200, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
>> I so far haven't seen any compelling arguments for multiarchifying the 
>> whole archive including all of */bin.
> Personnally I would favor a new files hierachy that allow every
> arch-dependend files to be co-installable. Even if we are not able to
> take full advantage of it at once, it seems saner and more forward-looking
> than only allowing libraries to be co-installable. This might also make
> easier to have this new scheme adopted by other OS.
> Cheers,

But would make it totaly incompatible with existing systems.

The library path is limited to a very few places that can be changed
globaly (ld, binutils, gcc) and then the multiarchified binaries will
still run on other systems and their binaries will run on


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