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Re: multiarch conversion for packages with lib32* packages

On Sat, 2012-03-24 at 14:56 +0100, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> FYI: Since I have recieved no objections from ftp-master nor the release
> team the plan for ia32-libs now looks as follows:
> Ia32-libs becomes a transitional package depending on ia32-libs-i386.
> ia32-libs-i386 is a new transitional package with architecture i386 that
> depends on all the 32bit libs that used to be in ia32-libs.
> Package: ia32-libs
> Architecture: amd64 ia64
> Depends: ia32-libs-i386
> Description: ia32-libs transitional package

Why is this still built for ia64?  AFAIK we no longer have any support
for IA-32 emulation: hardware emulation was removed (since Montecito),
the kernel support bitrotted (prior to 2.6.32) and has been removed
(2.6.34), and the software emulator is non-free.


Ben Hutchings
I'm always amazed by the number of people who take up solipsism because
they heard someone else explain it. - E*Borg on alt.fan.pratchett

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