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Re: Changes in dpkg Pre-Depends

Josselin Mouette <joss@debian.org> writes:

> Le mardi 23 février 2010 à 20:32 +0100, Marco d'Itri a écrit : 
>> Anyway, there are often good reasons to use x86 on modern hardware
>> (think about laptops and smaller VPSes).
> You mean, like saving memory?
> Waitâ?¦ wouldnâ??t you save more memory by using shared libraries and PIC
> code?

Long live x86_32-linux-gnu (64bit code with 64bit longs and 32bit
pointers). There is a patch for gcc for this. Now we just need to start
a debian port. All the speedup of x86_64 without the memory overhead for


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