Software Management call for RFEs

Kevin Fenzi kevin at
Sat May 25 17:07:23 UTC 2013

On Sat, 25 May 2013 01:42:44 +0300
Oron Peled <oron at> wrote:

> I think you missed the whole point of Debian's multi-arch -- instead
> of special handling for "sister" architectures (e.g: x86/x86_64), or
> proving there aren't (e.g: aarch64/armv7) -- it creates a symmetric
> world.
> The *huge* benefit of multi-arch is to people that *cross-compile*.


>  * This means cross-toolchains becomes first class citizens.

I understand that some people cross compile, and that's nice, but I'm
not convinced it's important enough a use case to rearrange lots of
things with all the pain involved. 

Since I've not actually used debian in years, I'll bow out of this
discussion now. ;) 

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