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Re: debian ppc64

On Sun, 2004-12-19 at 13:50 +0100, Andreas Jochens wrote:

> It is of course true that some other distributions put 32 bit libraries
> in /usr/lib and 64 bit libraries in /usr/lib64. I will not follow that 
> path because for a native 64 bit distribution this will lead to an 
> almost empty /usr/lib directory while all the native libraries are 
> in /usr/lib64. In other words this would mean to change the name of
> the well established '/usr/lib' hierarchy to '/usr/lib64'. 
> This would be ugly, at least IMHO.

I'm still rather unsure of the interest of having the ppc64 distribution
be native... Unlike amd64, as I wrote several times, there is no benefit
as in more registers etc... All you'll get is bigger/slower code...


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