Re: [GR] DD should be allowed to perform binary-only uploads
On Wed, Feb 14, 2007 at 06:37:25PM +0100, Kurt Roeckx wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 14, 2007 at 11:31:17AM +0100, Florian Weimer wrote:
> > * Hamish Moffatt:
> > > Do you think it's likely that it can boot the kernel and run the build
> > > environment without crashing, but produce broken binaries?
> > We've got a few cases where emulated builds on amd64, sparc64 and
> > s390x failed to produce working binaries for i386, sparc and s390.
> > Usually, these are considered bugs in the affected packages.
> And what exactly is this "emulation"? It's just running the 32 bit
> application on the 64 bit arch?
Eg. syscalls are translated from the 32bit to the 64bit world
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