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How to set up 32-bit support on Debian

How to set up 32-bit support on Debian

Posted Jun 17, 2004 21:06 UTC (Thu) by ewen (subscriber, #4772)
In reply to: How to set up 32-bit support on Debian by stuart
Parent article: The 64-bit question

On re-reading Bruce's post I see that you are right -- he was suggesting that ld-linux.so should be doing library-path-modification (prepending /32). I was confusing it with other posts on this topic (eg, Debian mailing lists) where people were suggesting just running it in a chroot.

Bruce's approach (constant string prepended) is probably an easier hack than my approach (make ..../lib/... into .../lib32/...), and provides a more direct way to update the libraries (chroot /32; apt-get update && apt-get upgrade).

So it seems quite feasible.

Ewen


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