[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] Multilib on Archlinux x86_64

Douglas Soares de Andrade dsandrade at gmail.com
Tue Jul 8 23:13:05 EDT 2008

James Rayner wrote:
>> It's about the technical purity. It's this that makes us different from the
>> other distro's. Otherwise we're just on the road to the next ubuntu. And if
>> you really want 32 bit stuff running on x86-64, just use a 32 bit chroot and
>> don't bother with the multilib stuff.
> It's not at all about technical purity. This makes no changes to Arch
> 64, it's separate. Arch64 remains pure.
> Technically, it's better than the existing lib32 efforts too.
> Let's be realistic here. A computer is a tool to be used. Not that
> great a tool if it doesnt do what you need it to. Some people need
> flash and other closed source things.
> +1

Im with James here and i can help test things if needed.


Douglas Soares de Andrade
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