Multilib

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

The repository can be found here:

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

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
  • ...

Using Multilib

TODO: add steps on how to migrate current packages from official repos & AUR, so users can start using pure 64bit - Multilib packages

1) Skype - Remove bin32-skype from AUR, and install skype using pacman -S skype 2) Wine - Todo...