Re: powerpc64, multiarch vs biarch and etch ...
Raphael Hertzog <email@example.com> writes:
> On Wed, 31 May 2006, Sven Luther wrote:
>> Maybe, but biarch are what we have now, and what can be made to work. I asked
>> this same question 6+ month ago, and you gave me the same reply, and
>> multi-arch has not progressed an inch since then.
> This is wrong. Sven, please stop saying that nothing changed when you're
> simply annoyed that it's not finished yet.
> In the last 6 months we had:
> - multiarch support added to ld by Aurelien jarno
2 line patch pending for a year before that plus one new idea to add
Overall just a better way than editing ld.so.conf.
> - a report from HP/Canonical about how to go forward
A summary of past consensus plus some new ideas for a new
dpkg. Nothing new for !dpkg packages.
> - another proposition from Goswin van Brederlow (see his recent work and
> bugreports on -dpkg)
Mostly resubmitting stuff that has been around for years cleaned up
for sids dpkg. This time split into small chunks that hopefully will
get accepted with the new dpkg team.
Overall the progress, if any, is far from encouraging.