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>> - what is the goal for that? (well, my personal goal would be, to have a
>> 32-bit system so that i can use all that pre-compiled software that's
>> not available in amd64 yet - and well, no multilib anymore)
> It's meant to be a developing profile. Portage does not yet handle
> ABI-dependant dependencies, but we want to work on the 32bit side of
> things nevertheless.
So it is a profile that - someday - can be used by normal users?
> $ cat profiles/default-linux/amd64/2006.0/32bit-userland/README
> Disclaimer: Don't even think about using this profile outside a chroot.
> All problems related to the profile should block tracker bug #124816.
> Since getting this profile running with a stage3 is rather... "tricky",
> I've put together an experimental stage:
> Have fun!
Yes, i've read that. I don't want to use it now.
> In other words: It's a great way to mess up your box *very* fast. It
> won't even let you do `emerge -e system` yet. If you feel like digging
> around in mud, contact me off-list and I'll give you some pointers. But
> don't file bugs without having a patch ready, we're simply not there yet.
OK, actually i've just setup my 64bit gentoo in parallel to my 32bit
gentoo. So i'm not yet in the mood to "dig around in mud" :-)
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