Re: multiarch status update
"Olaf van der Spek" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On 5/15/06, Pierre Habouzit <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Le Dim 14 Mai 2006 21:11, Olaf van der Spek a Ã©crit :
>> > > - 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?
Algorithmicaly it is trivial:
>> 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.
But a good one.