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Re: development packages and multilib



On Wed, 2009-04-22 at 14:36 -0400, Colin Walters wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 1:27 PM, Callum Lerwick <seg haxxed com> wrote:
> 
> > Why don't we just move all x86_64 headers to /usr/include64, hack GCC to
> > look there instead when compiling x86_64, and be done with it?
> 
> Because multilib is just a crutch for running old/proprietary 32 bit code.
> 
> If you're a software developer, we generally require greater
> resources.  So it shouldn't be a big deal to have a few gigs to
> dedicate to an i386 mock root or use virtualization.

But _I_ _do_ _not_ _have_ _to_ _do_ _this_ _for_ _Win32_ _or_ _mipsel_.
Why is i386 special?

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