On 10/2/05, Joshua Haberman <joshua / reverberate.org> wrote:
> P.S. Incidentally, I don't see the point of the extra "i386-linux"
> directory. What does it buy you?  I don't keep my C libraries in /
> usr/lib/i386-linux. If shared objects are on my machine, it is assumed
> that they match the architecture of my machine.

But do they? What about on a modern AMD or Intel? You'll have i686-linux
and x86_64-linux on the same box. On 64-bit Windows, this is represented
as "Program Files" (64-bit) and "Program Files-x86" (64-bit).

-austin
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