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Re: Breaking /emul/ia32-linux for squeeze

On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 03:21:44PM +0100, Marco d'Itri <md@Linux.IT> wrote:
> On Mar 16, Simon Richter <sjr@debian.org> wrote:
> > Well, it would get i386/amd64 in line with sparc/sparc64, powerpc/powerpc64
> > and s390/s390x. That would allow us to get rid of a lot of specianl cases,
> > including the hack for libc6-386.
> I think it would be very helpful if somebody could summarize why a
> multiarch system is useful, except for the obvious case of installing
> proprietary i386 software on amd64 systems.

s/proprietary// ; there you have your obvious case.


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