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Re: Adding sparc to Debian Ports

On 2015-10-19 11:39, Jose E. Marchesi wrote:
>     > Plus, Oracle is still actively maintaining the Linux SPARC
>     > port [4], so I think we have the ideal prerequisites for
>     > reviving the port.
>     The webpage you link says "Linux for SPARC is a pure 64-bit operating
>     system and can only work on a 64-bit SPARC CPU". It is clearly a way to
>     improve the Debian sparc64 port, but not really a way to improve the
>     sparc one.
> To clarify: the Linux for SPARC released by Oracle is a sparc64 distro
> with multilib support to build and execute V8PLUS 32 bit binaries.

Thanks for the clarification. It's therefore just like the Debian
sparc64 port. It default to 64-bit binaries, but the toolchain is
available to build 32-bit binaries.

Aurelien Jarno                          GPG: 4096R/1DDD8C9B
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