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Re: multiarch conversion for packages with lib32* packages

Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk> writes:

> 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.

Because nobody told the ia32-libs team about that.


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