ABI/architecture identification for packages

Konstantin Belousov kostikbel at gmail.com
Tue Mar 20 14:42:46 UTC 2012

On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 02:26:42PM +0000, Bruce Cran wrote:
> On 20 Mar 2012, at 10:20, Konstantin Belousov wrote:
> > i386-32 and amd64-64 is weird and confusing.
> > 
> > IMO, you should go either with x86-{32,64} names, or with i386/amd64,
> > not with a mix.
> Would we ever want to support something like x32 from Linux (which might be amd64-32)?
> http://www.linuxplumbersconf.org/2011/ocw/sessions/531
Yes, we do want to support this.
In which form, and when, I have no good answer.

We can propose some name for the architecture when the work starts.
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