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Multilib support is coming to Arch, see: http://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-dev-public/2010-August/017702.html
 
Multilib support is coming to Arch, see: http://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-dev-public/2010-August/017702.html
  
An explanation of the multilib repository can be found here regarding [[The Arch Linux Repositories]]
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The [multilib] repository can be found in multilib/os/x86_64 on your favorite mirror. It contains 32 bit libraries that can be used to run 32 bit applications like the flash plugin and skype in 64 bit installation.
 
 
The repository can be found here:
 
  
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== TODO list ==
 
== TODO list ==

Revision as of 14:16, 10 October 2011

Multilib support is coming to Arch, see: http://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-dev-public/2010-August/017702.html

The [multilib] repository can be found in multilib/os/x86_64 on your favorite mirror. It contains 32 bit libraries that can be used to run 32 bit applications like the flash plugin and skype in 64 bit installation.

Add

[multilib]
Include = /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist

to your Template:Filename to use this repository.

TODO list

  • build Multilib_Project/Needed_Packages using the new toolchain (done)
  • clean up lib32 stuff from community (done)
  • arch-multilib mailing list (done)
  • infrastructure (folders) on sigurd for the new repository (done)
  • adjust dbscripts so cleanup doesn't kill our packages (done)
  • world domination (pending)

Developers and TUs interested in helping with multilib

  • Thomas Bächler
  • Jan Steffens
  • Sven-Hendrik Haase
  • Ionut Biru
  • Rémy Oudompheng
  • Laurent Carlier
  • Devin Cofer
  • Florian Pritz
  • ...