Installing 32bit apps in 64bit sabayon

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Installing 32bit apps in 64bit sabayon

Post by MadmanRB » Fri Jul 04, 2014 4:29

Hello long time linux user but new to sabayon.
anywho I know that the 32bit edition of sabayon is going to be no more but I do want to install 32bit apps in my 64bit install and well I dont know what to install in sabayon to use 32bit apps.
Also with the 32bit version deprecated will this mean 32bit apps will disappear from the repo now and I have to compile via portage to get them after its gone?
I just ask as I know of a few apps that have a 32bit only stance.

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Re: Installing 32bit apps in 64bit sabayon

Post by Fitzcarraldo » Mon Jul 07, 2014 22:03

The version of SL that uses a 32-bit kernel image and 32-bit libraries is going to cease, but the 64-bit version is a multilib version, i.e. it comes with both 64-bit and 32-bit libraries. I run 32-bit applications successfully in 64-bit SL (and in 64-bit Gentoo, from which SL is built).

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