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Re: Multiarch interpreter names for traditional architectures

On Fri, 9 Feb 2018, Javier Serrano Polo wrote:

> El dv 09 de 02 de 2018 a les 15:02 +0100, Aurelien Jarno va escriure:
> > The notion of "multiarch interpreter" doesn't exist.
> It does exist, but you do not accept it. You are now denying the
> official support that exists in Debian.
> Use /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ as the program
> interpreter and the program will work perfectly in Debian and
> derivatives.

Doing so is just as incorrect as using /lib64/ as the 
interpreter name.  The fact that any number of file names happen to 
resolve to the same file as the interpreter does not make them proper 
names to use for it - only one name is correct under the ABI, and it's not 
proper to create inherently distribution-specific binaries rather than 
binaries that would work on any distribution with new-enough libc.

I think your present advocacy is an effective argument *against* any 
additions to multiarch support in the GNU toolchain.

Joseph S. Myers

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