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Re: lrmi vs new kernels vs libx86

Please don't break threads ;)

On Sun, 08 Mar 2009 18:12:01 +0000, Matthew Garrett wrote:

> David Paleino <d.paleino@gmail.com> wrote:
> >I'll start work on liblrmi (i.e. ITP, making it, buildtesting relevant
> >packages, [..]) if some interest is shown.
> I'm not sure what the benefit would be over libx86?

IMVHO code bundling is *never* good.

> liblrmi would leave you stuck with x86, whereas using libx86 means that much
> of the code will also work on amd64.

Ok, I goofed there :)
Honestly, liblrmi0 would only be a dependency of libx86 on x86, while it
would use x86emu on other arches. Other packages would then depend on libx86,
stop. Am I totally wrong?


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