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Re: firefox.i386 in x86_64 repo



On Mon, Jul 31, 2006 at 10:15:12PM -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> It may be temporary, it may not be.  We've removed mozilla in favor of Firefox 
> for building things against, so firefox grew a -devel sub package.  However 
> this is a temporary measure until xulrunner is ready for prime time which 
> will provide the basis of the browsing stuff and a -devel package to build 
> against, so that firefox doesn't need a -devel anymore, and packages can use 
> a much smaller xulrunner to develop against.  At that time, firefox may cease 
> to be multilib automatically, however I would entertain requests to force it 
> to be multilib...

The argument-which-I-hope-I-will-not-restart applies here too -- Macromedia
_ought_ to make an x86_64 version, and they have less incentive to if all
the distro vendors make it easier for them to just ship i386 everywhere.



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