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Re: Where could I upload x32 port bootstrap?

On Sat, Nov 10, 2012 at 10:47:43AM +0100, Adam Borowski wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 09, 2012 at 11:27:20PM +0100, Marco d'Itri wrote:
> > On Nov 09, Daniel Schepler <dschepler@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > I've asked a couple people in private mail about this, and haven't
> > > gotten any answer, so I thought I'd ask here for ideas.  Where would
> > > be a good place to upload what I have so far from bootstrapping an x32
> > > port of Debian?
> > Nowhere, until we decide if and how we want to use x32.
> > IIRC there was some agreement that if we decide to support x32 it should 
> > be as a partial architecture.
> That'd make it mostly worthless.  If you need to co-install amd64 packages
> on the same system (but not physical machine!), memory gains are gone.

Right now the term "partial architecture" is not defined. So which
memory gains are you talking about?

> On the other hand, x32 can be pretty nice in, for example, vserver
> situations: you have tens of fast CPU- and memory-efficient vservers while
> you have an option of adding an amd64 one.

We don't want 50GiB of binary packages just for you.


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