[lkml]   [2005]   [Sep]   [12]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: Pure 64 bootloaders
From: Joe Bob Spamtest <>
Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2005 14:32:05 -0700

> Chris Wedgwood wrote:
> >> /lib64 is an awful scheme. I'd avoid it.
> > I'd like to see people move away from it before it gets too entrenched
> > too.
> agreed -- as far as i'm concerned the 32 bit libraries are there for
> compatibility's sake and should be in /lib/compat/<subarch> instead of
> /lib. the native libraries should be in /lib instead of /lib64. lib64
> should just go away!

64-bit isn't any more "native" than 32-bit on some 64-bit platforms.
32-bit is the default and most desirable userland binary format on
sparc64 for example. So 32-bit programs on sparc64 are as "native" as
64-bit ones might be considered.
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-09-12 23:43    [W:0.033 / U:0.084 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site