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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: {bi,multi}arch support for all x86/amd64/ppc/sparc systems
Date: Thu, 08 Dec 2011 03:35:09
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Re: {bi,multi}arch support for all x86/amd64/ppc/sparc systems by Duncan <>
On Wednesday 07 December 2011 21:12:37 Duncan wrote:
> 1) Will this allow building grub from amd64/no-multilib, thus avoiding > having to have grub-static? That's the one thing I don't like about no- > multilib, having to use the pre-built grub-static.
grub needs a C library to link `grub`. at that point, you have multilib. that's the only difference between the two profiles: one has a multilib glibc/gcc and one does not.
> 3) One thing I very much like about no-multilib is the shorter gcc (and > glibc) builds. This will kill that (for gcc), right?
no. please re-read what i said: this is not multilib. -mike


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