[arch-ports] 32bit support

seshu yamajala syamajala at gamebox.net
Sun Sep 18 21:08:05 EDT 2005

I have found a much better solution for the 32bit backwards  
compatibility issue. After looking at how debian does things, i have  
found that for 32bit support they setup a chroot. I thought about  
this, and it seems like an excellent idea. It will save a lot of  
time, and it addresses the problem of installing 2 versions of the  
same package. dchroot could be used to make the chroot almost  
transparent to the user. The existing 32bit arch packages could be  
used as well. Since i have not started working the multilib support,  
this will probably be implemented instead. For more info on the  
chroot method look here: https://alioth.debian.org/docman/view.php/ 
Also I would like to mention that vitorlima has joined the project  
and has already made great contributions!

- syamajala
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