[arch-general] multiarch support like debian, pro and cons?
ranomier at fragomat.net
Thu Sep 25 23:08:19 UTC 2014
I wrote my idea first on the irc, but i think here is a better place.
The idea is to give up multiarch repo and make pacman and archlinux
capable for real multiarch support
That means u could install a 32bit package from the normal repos core,
extra, community usw and not from multilib repo in 64bit arch. (example:
pacman -S firefox:i386)
And that means package maintainer don´t have to maintain two 32bit packages,
plus all 32bit package where available ob 64bit.
What are u guys thinking, about that ideas.
What where the pro and cons, that i don´t see.
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