[Mageia-dev] Removing Core 32bit from x86_64

Thierry Vignaud thierry.vignaud at gmail.com
Fri Feb 24 16:24:31 CET 2012

On 24 February 2012 12:09, Pierre Jarillon <jarillon at abul.org> wrote:
> I have just installed Mga2b1 x86_64 and it is already a great distro. But once
> more, I was annoyed with an unuseful bunch of rpm in rpmdrake which make the
> list less readable. For a beginner, this is more annoying.
> So, I have unselected Core 32 bit and everything seams to be ok. As pcpa said
> in  "[Cooker] Multilib next steps?", the only reason to run in 32 bit mode is
> legacy binaries that cannot be rebuilt.
> IMO, the last useful binary was flashplugin, now the adobe 64bit binary works
> fine. Is it still useful to keep this outgrowth alive?

Ony may want to run the 32bit version of some program because it eat less
memory (eg: firefox)

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