The value of 64-bit vs 32-bit
ccf3 at mindspring.com
Thu Nov 27 19:47:17 PST 2008
Bryan Kadzban wrote:
> Of course, if you have to choose between the two bit widths (i.e. if we
> don't support multilib -- and I realize that would be a lot of work!),
> it may still make sense to go with 32-bit, given the huge set of
> programs already written out there. But if you can run both, I see no
> reason not to.
Chicken and egg. Operating environment and apps. Who blinks first.
I wanna find the problems and fix 'em. I wanna play with 64 bits. The
sooner, the better. I wanna see the Linux community get hep to 64 bits
long before Microsoft does. I think this is a good opportunity to take
Of course, maybe it's not LFS's place to blaze that trail. Maybe that's
for Slackware or Fedora or Ubuntu. Is Gentoo still relevant? What say y'all?
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