x86 libs on x86_64 - when will they be gone?

Arjan van de Ven arjan at fenrus.demon.nl
Thu May 18 01:52:28 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-05-17 at 11:04 -0400, Jeremy Katz wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-05-17 at 15:47 +0100, PFJ wrote:
> > I've noticed I have quite a few x86 libs from rawhide on my x86_64
> > boxes. I know they're there as not everything is 64 bit native yet (such
> > as OOo), but is there a target date for a "pure" x86_64 based version?
> Not really -- one of the big advantages of x86_64 over other attempts at
> new architectures is the wonderful compatibility.  In fact, we're trying
> to go one step further for FC6 and have a complete x86 devel environment
> on x86_64.

is there a plan to make a "joined" distribution that, at install time,
picks the right kernel and architectures to install? That would be
really neat

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