[OE-core] Multilib Development Update
eric at eukrea.com
Tue Jun 21 15:33:03 CEST 2011
On 21/06/2011 15:30, Richard Purdie wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-06-21 at 15:02 +0200, Frans Meulenbroeks wrote:
>> As I already asked before: what is the benefit having this in embedded
>> If I am doing an embedded system I know the target hardware, and there
>> is no need to have e.g. both 32 and 64 bit libs.
> This has been mentioned before but there are embedded use cases where
> the requirement is to have a low overhead OS using 32 bit libs and
> binaries to save memory but the main application (like a database
> server) runs in 64 bit mode with 64 bit libraries so it can take
> advantage of system memory, extra instructions or so forth. This applies
> to mips and powerpc as well as x86.
> The implementation is fairly self contained so if you don't want
> multilib, you shouldn't even be aware its there...
will that feature allow to build a sdk running on both x86 and amd64 hosts
whatever is the build host ?
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