Re: Sarge may be last Debian release for 32 bit sparc systems
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>Please tell me if there is something else in debian with 64bit support. AFAIK
>the kernel is the only 64bit binary. Not even gcc is 64 bit.
strace, gdb, and a few others. Several libraries. gcc supports
compiling 64-bit binaries, and all the toolchain supports creating
>The question I have now is: If everything, except the kernel is 32 bit, what
>is it that's going to be dropped?
Without a working kernel, what do you expect?
Installing and upgrading such systems is what I expect to break first.
The real thing being dropped is the expectation that things have been
tested and will work.
Blars Blarson email@example.com
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