[gobolinux-users] AMD64 port
Carlo J. Calica
carlo at calica.com
Mon Jan 10 22:16:24 GMT 2005
Fabio Mierlo wrote:
>On Sun, 09 Jan 2005 18:22:48 -0800, Carlo J. Calica <carlo at calica.com> wrote:
>>Have you given any thought to multi-arch support? Mixing 64 and 32 bit
>>packages in /Programs would result in conflicts. A separate /Programs32
>>would almost work. These items would be linked in /S/Links as normal
>>except lib would go in Libraries32. The problem is Settings and
>>Variable. This issue is similar to installing packages in the users
>>home dir. It'd be interested in hearing any suggestions.
>>Another option is do it backwards. Keep /Programs 32bit and add
>>/Programs64. Is it possible to use a 64bit kernel and only a 32bit
>>userland? Then you could create your toolchain and start moving apps to
>>64bit. This also avoids the above problem with Settings and Variable.
>>This is mostly workable except most of the installed programs would live
>>in /Programs64 which is somewhat ugly.
>Hi, how about installing the 32 bit program in /Program32 and make
>links in /Programs, like X.Org link?
>This links still in /Programs while there is not port for that application
>or for a specific version.
When I woke up this morning I had the solution. 32 bit in /Programs32.
Create the name dir and inside link the Settings and Variable dirs and
ignore the version. If we were to link the version it would mix 32/64
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