12.04 LTS: 64-bit desktop by default?

Colin Watson cjwatson at ubuntu.com
Tue Apr 17 10:08:41 UTC 2012

On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 02:14:26AM +0200, Pavel Rojtberg wrote:
> I would not bet that 14.04 users necessarily will have to get 64bit.
> There is the recent x32-abi[1] development which kind of combines
> best of both worlds.

Is it worth a UDS session on how we might make use of x32?  Since the
patches aren't e.g. on glibc trunk yet, I don't think we can reasonably
make any concrete plans, but perhaps we should be thinking in advance
about issues such as partial architectures that x32 brings up.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at ubuntu.com]

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