The value of 64-bit vs 32-bit

Nathan Coulson conathan at
Thu Nov 27 21:59:36 PST 2008

On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 9:05 PM, Dennis J Perkins
<dennisjperkins at> wrote:
>> The only consideration, to my mind, would then be: should LFS worry
>> about providing multilib support or not?
>> --
>> JH
> How many programs don't run in 64-bit mode now?  I'm running 64-bit LFS
> and the only ones I can think of are Flash and GRUB.  There are probably
> more, but I haven't needed them.

Adobe actually released an alpha version of a 64bit flash firefox
plugin.  In my case, the only reason for 32bit is because I play
around with wine.

Nathan Coulson (conathan)
Location: Brittish Columbia, Canada
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