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Re: amd 64 bit support

On Wed, 2003-10-01 at 05:40, Ron Johnson wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-10-01 at 04:37, Tom Allison wrote:
> > does Debian have package development for the new AMD 64-bit processor?
> It's a work-in-progress, targeting sarge.  There's a mailing list,
> if you're interested.

I misspoke.  They are targeting post-sarge, because dpkg must be
modified to handle a bi-architecture (32 bit & 64 bit), and doesn't
want to do it until after sarge ships, since the amount of modifi-
cations could cause too many bugs so close to sarge's completion.

Ron Johnson, Jr. ron.l.johnson@cox.net
Jefferson, LA USA

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