On Thu, Jan 5, 2017 at 1:42 PM, Dennis Gilmore <dennis(a)ausil.us> wrote:
On jueves, 5 de enero de 2017 1:35:28 PM CST Josh Boyer wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 5, 2017 at 12:58 PM, Dennis Gilmore <dennis(a)ausil.us> wrote:
> > On jueves, 5 de enero de 2017 11:03:50 AM CST Stephen Gallagher wrote:
> >> # Overview
> >> For many years, Fedora has supported multilib by carrying
> >> parallel-installable libraries in /usr/lib. This was necessary for a
> >> very long time in order to support 32-bit applications running on a
> >> 64-bit
> >> deployment. However, in today's new container world, there is a whole
> >> option.
> >> I'd like to propose that we consider moving away from our traditional
> >> approach to multilib in favor of recommending the use of a 32-bit
> >> container
> >> runtime when needed on a 64-bit host.
> > I am not opposed, however I think we should possibly just have people
> > enable the 32 bit x86 repo instead of your proposal
> Multilib exists on non-x86 architectures. Should this proposal gain
> traction, we need to consider the implications to those architectures.
its been killed off on all other arches.
I stand corrected. For some reason I thought it still existed on
ppc64, but that is clearly not the case.