Multiarch crazyiness

David Woodhouse dwmw2 at
Tue Oct 23 14:30:03 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-10-23 at 15:26 +0100, Andrew Haley wrote:
> There is one case where we do.  Sometimes people will have a need for
> both 32-bit and 64-bit Java virtual machines.  
> For example, one user may have a small Java application that runs best
> on a 32-bit VM (or maybe even has a native library that hasn't been
> ported to 64 bits) and at the same time another user is running an
> application that needs the huge memory of a 64-bit VM.  In that case,
> you need two binaries called java, one 32-bit and one 64-bit.  I don't
> think there's any way around this.

I thought we'd fixed (or worked around, if you prefer) that a while ago,
by putting it somewhere under %{_libdir}/java/ ?


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