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Re: Debian GNU/Linux 7 to Offer MultiArch Support

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____/ JeffM on Friday 12 Aug 2011 05:35 : \____

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>This means that Debian users can now run the software of
>>| theirchoice, in a machine and version of their choice.
>>|This is a feature that is already supported
>>|by most open source distros
> Say what?
> Debian supports 11 architectures (more than anybody else).
> Right?
> To run an OS or app on a hardware architecture,
> that software has to be compiled for that architecture
> and put into a repository.
> ...or you have to DIY from source.
> Right?
> What is new about this MultiArch Support thing
> and why is Debian being said to be behind?

I wondered the same thing.

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