Bug#366741: get i686-linux-gnu binaries on amd64

Robert Millan rmh at aybabtu.com
Tue Jul 11 06:21:55 UTC 2006

On Tue, Jul 11, 2006 at 12:51:22AM +0200, Frank S. Thomas wrote:
> severity 366741 normal
> stop
> On Sunday 21 May 2006 11:03, Frank S. Thomas wrote:
> > On Wednesday 10 May 2006 21:28, Robert Millan wrote:
> > > TTBOMK, no boinc projects are providing core binaries for amd64.  So our
> > > only hope of making this package useful on that platform is requesting
> > > i686 ones instead.
> >
> > Another alternative would be if we would package and upload at least one
> > open source project application. Thus ensuring that BOINC is also useful on
> > all other architectures Debian supports and not i386 and amd64 only.
> >
> > I'm currently preparing the SETI at home application[1] for release.
> The SETI at home Enhanced application for BOINC has been uploaded a few days ago 
> to Debian unstable. The name of the package is boinc-app-seti and it should 
> integrate nicely if using Debian's standard BOINC data directory (which 
> is /var/lib/boinc-client/). If using not the default data directory some 
> manual work is needed, consult /usr/share/doc/boinc-client/README.Debian for 
> more information.

Please note that this doesn't address this bug (unpatched boinc for amd64 is not
usable on most projects).

Robert Millan

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