Re: [Linux-ia64] PROPOSED: 32/64 bit coexistance

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2001-09-18 02:53:57
>>>>> On Mon, 17 Sep 2001 10:02:14 -0600, Doug Beattie <> said:

  Doug> Your reponse is welcome and invited.  The LSB and FHS groups
  Doug> are trying to better address the coexistance of 32 and 64 bit
  Doug> in the 64 bit Itanium environment.

  Doug> Please review the following proposal and respond to the
  Doug> "" and
  Doug> "" mail lists.

When will people learn that for Linux, source compatibility is just as
important as binary compatibility?  For IA-64 Linux, the decision was
made that native libraries go into /lib etc and that legacy libraries
go somewhere else (/usr/i386-*-linux/lib, commonly).

Received on Mon Sep 17 09:54:14 2001

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