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SubjectRe: Pure 64 bootloaders
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From: Joe Bob Spamtest <joebob@spamtest.viacore.net>
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.
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