[OE-core] Multilib Development Update
raj.khem at gmail.com
Tue Jun 21 18:43:29 CEST 2011
On 06/21/2011 06:33 AM, Eric Bénard wrote:
> 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 ?
thats a different aspect.
Although we could make a SDK which could cook up packages which run
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