Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 5th Nov 2009 23:05 UTC
Linux As we all know, Mac OS X has support for what is called 'fat binaries'. These are binaries that can carry code for for instance multiple architectures - in the case of the Mac, PowerPC and x86. Ryan Gordon was working on an implementation of fat binaries for Linux - but due to the conduct of the Linux maintainers, Gordon has halted the effort.
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RE[4]: bah
by i92guboj on Fri 6th Nov 2009 12:39 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: bah"
i92guboj
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2009-07-16

Keep that argument hammering on...

The packaging has still to be done, it doesn't matter if it's done in 5 separate packages or in a single FatELF, what's your point there?

If the packages doesn't package it, then it's not packaged, the format is irrelevant. It's not like FatELF is a robot that compiles for 20 architectures and then packages for you.

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