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Re: On including 64-bit libs in 32-bit packages (see #344104)

"Nikita V. Youshchenko" <yoush@debian.org> writes:

>> Am Samstag 21 Oktober 2006 11:49 schrieb Nikita V. Youshchenko:
>>> Question is - does Debian i386 currently support running on 64-bit
>>> binaries if hardware supports it?
>> _and_ if the kernel supports it.
>>> Linux blacky 2.6.18-1-k7 #1 SMP Fri Sep 29 17:06:47 UTC 2006 i686
>>> GNU/Linux
>> -k7 is for Athlon without 64bit extensions.
>> 64bit kernels are not available in the i386 archieve. That makes the 64bit
>> libs rather useless, doesn't it?
> Is it possible to make 64bit kernels available?

Sarge does have them and the BTS has a patch for linux-2.6 to enable
them again. Now go and hit the kernel team till they apply the
patch. :)

You can also build your own with "make-kpkg --cross-compile - --arch


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