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Re: how much junk should i have to install for a 32-bit toolchain?



2009/7/20 Robert P. J. Day <rpjday crashcourse ca>:
> On Sun, 19 Jul 2009, Jonathan Underwood wrote:
>
>> 2009/7/19 Robert P. J. Day <rpjday crashcourse ca>:
>> [snip]
>> > but i'm starting to wonder if this is worth the trouble, how much
>> > *more* i?86 content i'll have to dump on this machine and, most
>> > importantly, should this be my concern or do i have the right to at
>> > least *suggest* that the software providers might consider supplying a
>> > 64-bit toolchain to avoid all this nonsense, for the sake of the
>> > increasing number of 64-bit systems out there?
>>
>> I think they're working on porting to 64 bit, but it's a fair bit of
>> work.
>>
>> If you don't like installing so much i386 packages you could
>> consider using a mock chroot sandbox, to avoid contaminating" your
>> main system.
>>
>> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Extras/MockTricks#Using_mock_as_a_chroot_sandbox_tool
>
> i may just throw 32-bit f11 on via virtualbox and do it all there.
>

That works too. Or qemu-kvm which is available in the fedora repos.


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