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Re: FESCo meeting summary for 2009-07-31

On Fri, Jul 31, 2009 at 09:12:24PM +0200, drago01 wrote:
>> [..]
>> 17:45:48 <Kevin_Kofler> As for killing multilibs, a proposal for next
>> week: restrict multilibs to wine, redhat-lsb and their dependencies.
>> Rationale: way too much stuff which will never be needed multilib is
>> multilib. The people who really need that stuff should just use the
>> i?86 repo and deal with the conflicts.
>> 17:46:08 <nirik> Kevin_Kofler: write up a proposal. ;)
>Sure making the life harder for our users "just deal with conflicts"
>is the way to go...
>If there are issues with multilib (there are!) we should work on
>fixing them instead of making the user experience even worse.
>(if you want a "pure 64 bit system" that is what you get by _DEFAULT_
>anyway, so no flamewars about that please.)

Slight correction.  That is what you get by default on x86_64.  Not
i[3456]86 (obviously) or ppc (which is less obvious given that ppc is used
on ppc64 machines).

This point has nothing to do with what you were actually saying though.  So
feel free to ignore it as a clarification, not a rebuttal.


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