[crux64] multilib vs. pure 64

Johannes Winkelmann jw at smts.ch
Fri Jun 27 08:59:26 UTC 2008


Hi Jürgen,

On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 11:12:36 +0200, Juergen Daubert wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 10:25:33AM +0200, Johannes Winkelmann wrote:
> > Hi there,
> 
> Hello,
> 
> > I'll start a separate thread to avoid polluting the "soft-dep" thread. A
> > number of people seem to have rather strong feelings against multilib,
> > however i get the impression that the impact is in fact not that big. To
> > help us with deciding, here's a summary of what I think would be a good
> > approach:
> > 
> > 1. core-x86_64/{glibc,gcc,binutils,bin86} multilib
> 
> Sorry, I do not understand that glibc part. The 32-bit libs has to be 
> build in a second run anyway IMO, so it should be possible to split 
> them out?
Ah, I got that one wrong. So it would be in the compat32 layer too,
right?

So do I understand that correctly that it's mainly a question of whether
we want a multilib toolchain by default?

Thanks, Johannes
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