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

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Tue Aug 24 13:42:06 EDT 2010

Am 22.08.2010 10:39, schrieb Thomas Bächler:
> Jan Steffens and me spent the this weekend putting together a multilib
> toolchain and a clean lib32-glibc package. I wanted to do this for at
> least two years, and we finally managed to do it on FrOSCon now. This is
> the plan of attack on this:
> * Maintain the PKGBUILDs in svn-community/${pkgname}/trunk/
> * Create a separate repo 'multilib',
> (svn-community/${pkgname}/repos/multilib-x86_64)
> * Remove ALL multilib packages from community. Do NOT mix pure 64 bit
> with multilib. All multilib must go into the new multilib repository.
> * Rebuild all multilib packages with the multilib compiler to solve the
> numerous problems encountered by the hackish "copy our 32 bit packages
> into another path" approach.
> * Find TUs and Devs willing to work on multilib (please add your name to
> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Multilib_Project)
> Any comments are welcome. We will upload the multilib packages and
> PKGBUILDs into a small test repository in a minute for review.

Mailing list is up, the discussion will continue there.

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