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Re: amd64 as default architecture

On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 07:03:53PM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 07:27:21PM +0200, Jakub Wilk wrote:
> > * Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>, 2012-05-20, 03:16:
> > >5. Installer for i386 prefers amd64 kernel on any capable machine
> > >(that's a one-line change!) and adds amd64 as secondary
> > >architecture if this is selected.
> > We have still some software that doesn't work with 64-bit kernel,
> > and (worse!) some maintainers claiming it's not a bug.
> Are you thinking of build systems using 'uname -m' to detect the
> target architecture?  It is possible to work around those using
> setarch.  But how do they build on sparc or s390 now?

We're building with linux32 on those architectures. If some chroot (or
buildd/arch) is missing the correct setup, please drop us a mail.

Kind regards
Philipp Kern, with a wb-team hat

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