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Re: multiarch status update

On 5/15/06, Pierre Habouzit <pierre.habouzit@m4x.org> wrote:
Le Dim 14 Mai 2006 21:11, Olaf van der Spek a écrit :
> > - Why would you want to have both types installed simultaneously
> > anyway?
> >
> > For libraries the answer is simple, but multiarch applications
> > simply don't seem useful to me. The solution would be to either
> > forbid having
> Consider for example 32-bit and 64-bit Firefox with some extensions
> only available for 32-bit and others only for 64-bit.

this is a dream. This also need that the application is able to deal
with the fact that it has configuration for the 32 and 64 bits version
coexisting cleanly.

True. Did I say that it would be trivial?
Or even a short-term solution?

given the crap that is firefox configuration, you won't be able to have
different lists of plugins for the 32 and 64 bits versions at the same

Firefox was just an example.

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