jerone.young at canonical.com
Mon Dec 22 16:15:00 GMT 2008
On Mon, 2008-12-22 at 09:32 +0100, Kjeldgaard Morten wrote:
> On 22/12/2008, at 04.44, Jerone Young wrote:
> > You can easily run & install 32bit apps on these distros because the
> > 32-bit libs are placed in /lib & /usr/lib .. while the 64bit libs are
> > placed in /lib64 & /usr/lib64. This allows their 64bit distros to have
> > easy 32bit comparability and easily install 32bit packages on top of
> > the
> > 64bit distro.
> ... and is the cause of the horrible, horrible breakages. One of the
> reasons we left the RHEL distro.
Can you explain? I have yet to see any breakage using this method. This
appears to be a much better method as libraries are easily seperated and
installable over time.
> -- Morten
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