[arch-dev-public] At last, clean multilib support

Rémy Oudompheng remyoudompheng at gmail.com
Mon Aug 23 06:54:34 EDT 2010

On 2010/8/23 Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:
> We are doing more than that. We are separating 32bit support from
> community, too. I want to make it a strict rule that no multilib package
> can ever enter community again. Or core. Or extra. (Btw, that rule would
> imply that grub is being removed from core-x86_64).
> To repeat what I said several times: multilib support MUST be in its own
> repository, the core/extra/community Arch Linux MUST stay pure 64.

What kind of packages are expected to be found in a multilib repository?
Should we keep with core/extra packages, leaving 32-bit versions of
community packages to AUR ? In more down-to-earth terms: are we going
to have glibc/gtk2/firefox/flashplugin in the same place ?

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