x86 libs on x86_64 - when will they be gone?
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Thu May 18 06:34:18 UTC 2006
Am Donnerstag, den 18.05.2006, 03:52 +0200 schrieb Arjan van de Ven:
> 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
Especially for Computer-Magazines and on fairs/FUNCon's where we hand
out DVD's. Having one Media that can handle both architectures would
simplify a lot of things and lower the cost.
(Would even be better if the DVD would bundle i386, x86-64 and a i386
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