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Re: multiarch status update

On Wed, May 17, 2006 at 10:08:38PM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> Wouter Verhelst <wouter@debian.org> writes:
> > Have you considered employing the alternatives system (or something
> > similar)? What I'm suggesting is that you'd basically get a /bin64 and a
> > /bin32, where binaries install themselves in /bin by default but divert
> > to the /binXX when both versions are installed, and use symlinks in an
> > update-alternatives way to select the default.
> Each package that deems it neccessary can choose to do so.

That's not what I meant, really.

> I imagine the count to be near 0. Certainly nothing dpkg should handle
> automagicaly for all debs.

Why not?

Fun will now commence
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