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slackware:multilib [2016/08/13 11:52 (UTC)]
alienbob Make the compat32-tools stand out a bit more.
slackware:multilib [2017/07/01 21:04 (UTC)] (current)
alienbob Updated glibc packages in Slackware 14.2 and -current.
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     * //glibc// (i.e. a glibc that supports //running// both 32bit and 64bit binaries), and     * //glibc// (i.e. a glibc that supports //running// both 32bit and 64bit binaries), and
     * //gcc// (i.e. able to //compile// 32bit binaries as well as 64bit binaries).     * //gcc// (i.e. able to //compile// 32bit binaries as well as 64bit binaries).
-  - Then, system libraries are taken from 32bit Slackware and installed in the 64bit Slackware system which completes the process of creating a 32bit software layer. +  - Then, system libraries are taken from 32bit Slackware and installed in the 64bit Slackware system ​alongside their 64bit versions ​which completes the process of creating a 32bit compatibility ​software layer.
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-<​note>​Slackware for the x86_64 architecture (or "//​Slackware64//"​ for short) is a pure 64-bit Operating System, but easily upgradable to multilib. //Out of the box, Slackware64 is only capable of compiling and running 64bit binaries.//</​note>​+
  
 When Slackware64 was released, it had an advantage over the 64bit "​forks"​ that existed out there. These forks added the 32bit compatibility layer by recompiling a lot of their packages as 32bit binaries. Slackware on the other hand, is a distribution that consists of a 32bit and 64bit release, both of which are being developed in parallel. This means, that you do not have to compile 32-bit packages from scratch in order to add multilib capability to the 64bit system. ​ You simply take them from the 32-bit Slackware package tree! \\  This was one of the reasons for not adding full multilib to Slackware64 - we create the right preconditions but require the user to act if she needs multilib. \\ In a [[#​detailed_instructions | section further down]], I will explain how you can take a 32-bit Slackware package (say, the "​mesa"​ package) and re-package its content into a "​mesa-compat32"​ package that you can install straight away on Slackware64. When Slackware64 was released, it had an advantage over the 64bit "​forks"​ that existed out there. These forks added the 32bit compatibility layer by recompiling a lot of their packages as 32bit binaries. Slackware on the other hand, is a distribution that consists of a 32bit and 64bit release, both of which are being developed in parallel. This means, that you do not have to compile 32-bit packages from scratch in order to add multilib capability to the 64bit system. ​ You simply take them from the 32-bit Slackware package tree! \\  This was one of the reasons for not adding full multilib to Slackware64 - we create the right preconditions but require the user to act if she needs multilib. \\ In a [[#​detailed_instructions | section further down]], I will explain how you can take a 32-bit Slackware package (say, the "​mesa"​ package) and re-package its content into a "​mesa-compat32"​ package that you can install straight away on Slackware64.
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 +<​note>​Slackware for the x86_64 architecture (or "//​Slackware64//"​ for short) is a pure 64-bit Operating System, but easily upgradable to multilib. //Out of the box, Slackware64 is only capable of compiling and running 64bit binaries.//</​note>​
  
  
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     * gcc-objc-5.3.0_multilib-x86_64-3alien.txz     * gcc-objc-5.3.0_multilib-x86_64-3alien.txz
   * The GNU libc libraries:   * The GNU libc libraries:
-    * glibc-2.23_multilib-x86_64-1alien.txz +    * glibc-2.23_multilib-x86_64-2alien.txz 
-    * glibc-i18n-2.23_multilib-x86_64-1alien.txz +    * glibc-i18n-2.23_multilib-x86_64-2alien.txz 
-    * glibc-profile-2.23_multilib-x86_64-1alien.txz +    * glibc-profile-2.23_multilib-x86_64-2alien.txz 
-    * glibc-solibs-2.23_multilib-x86_64-1alien.txz+    * glibc-solibs-2.23_multilib-x86_64-2alien.txz
  
 ====Slackware64 current==== ====Slackware64 current====
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   * The gcc compiler suite:   * The gcc compiler suite:
-    * gcc-5.4.0_multilib-x86_64-1alien.txz +    * gcc-7.1.0_multilib-x86_64-2alien.txz 
-    * gcc-g++-5.4.0_multilib-x86_64-1alien.txz +    * gcc-brig-7.1.0_multilib-x86_64-2alien.txz 
-    * gcc-gfortran-5.4.0_multilib-x86_64-1alien.txz +    * gcc-g++-7.1.0_multilib-x86_64-2alien.txz 
-    * gcc-gnat-5.4.0_multilib-x86_64-1alien.txz +    * gcc-gfortran-7.1.0_multilib-x86_64-2alien.txz 
-    * gcc-go-5.4.0_multilib-x86_64-1alien.txz +    * gcc-gnat-7.1.0_multilib-x86_64-2alien.txz 
-    * gcc-java-5.4.0_multilib-x86_64-1alien.txz +    * gcc-go-7.1.0_multilib-x86_64-2alien.txz 
-    * gcc-objc-5.4.0_multilib-x86_64-1alien.txz+    * gcc-objc-7.1.0_multilib-x86_64-2alien.txz
   * The GNU libc libraries:   * The GNU libc libraries:
-    * glibc-2.24_multilib-x86_64-1alien.txz +    * glibc-2.25_multilib-x86_64-3alien.txz 
-    * glibc-i18n-2.24_multilib-x86_64-1alien.txz +    * glibc-i18n-2.25_multilib-x86_64-3alien.txz 
-    * glibc-profile-2.24_multilib-x86_64-1alien.txz +    * glibc-profile-2.25_multilib-x86_64-3alien.txz 
-    * glibc-solibs-2.24_multilib-x86_64-1alien.txz+    * glibc-solibs-2.25_multilib-x86_64-3alien.txz 
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 +<​note>​Since the update to gcc 7, there is no more ''​gcc-java''​ package because its development has ceased.</​note>​ 
 +<​note>​The ''​glibc-zoneinfo''​ package is not a part of multilib, since it does not contain code.  You need to install Slackware'​s stock ''​glibc-zoneinfo''​ package.</​note>​
  
 ====All releases of Slackware==== ====All releases of Slackware====
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 libtool libtool
 llvm llvm
 +opencl-headers
  
 # The L/ series: # The L/ series:
  
 +SDL2
 alsa-lib alsa-lib
 alsa-oss alsa-oss
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 esound esound
 expat expat
 +ffmpeg
 fftw fftw
 freetype freetype
 fribidi fribidi
 gamin gamin
 +gc
 gdk-pixbuf2 gdk-pixbuf2
 giflib giflib
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 gst-plugins-good gst-plugins-good
 gst-plugins-good0 gst-plugins-good0
 +gst-plugins-libav
 gstreamer gstreamer
 gstreamer0 gstreamer0
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 jasper jasper
 json-c json-c
 +lame
 lcms lcms
 lcms2 lcms2
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 libart_lgpl libart_lgpl
 libasyncns libasyncns
 +libclc
 +libedit
 libelf libelf
 libexif libexif
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 libmpc libmpc
 libnl3 libnl3
 +libnotify
 libogg libogg
 libpcap libpcap
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 libtermcap libtermcap
 libtiff libtiff
 +libunistring
 libusb libusb
 libvorbis libvorbis
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 lzo lzo
 ncurses ncurses
 +ocl-icd
 openjpeg openjpeg
 orc orc
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 popt popt
 pulseaudio pulseaudio
 +python-six
 qt qt
 readline readline
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 openssl openssl
 p11-kit p11-kit
 +samba
  
 # The X/ series: # The X/ series:
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 libXfixes libXfixes
 libXfont libXfont
 +libXfont2
 libXfontcache libXfontcache
 libXft libXft
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 libepoxy libepoxy
 libfontenc libfontenc
 +libinput
 libpciaccess libpciaccess
 libva libva
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 mesa mesa
 pixman pixman
 +vulkan-sdk
 xcb-util xcb-util
  
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   * [[http://​slackware.com/​~alien/​multilib/​ | http://​slackware.com/​~alien/​multilib/​]]   * [[http://​slackware.com/​~alien/​multilib/​ | http://​slackware.com/​~alien/​multilib/​]]
   * [[http://​bear.alienbase.nl/​mirrors/​people/​alien/​multilib/​ | http://​bear.alienbase.nl/​mirrors/​people/​alien/​multilib/​]]   * [[http://​bear.alienbase.nl/​mirrors/​people/​alien/​multilib/​ | http://​bear.alienbase.nl/​mirrors/​people/​alien/​multilib/​]]
-  * [[http://​slackware.org.uk/​people/​alien/​multilib/​| http://​slackware.org.uk/​people/​alien/​multilib/​]]+  * [[http://​slackware.uk/​people/​alien/​multilib/​| http://​slackware.uk/​people/​alien/​multilib/​]]
   * [[http://​alien.slackbook.org/​slackware/​multilib/​| http://​alien.slackbook.org/​slackware/​multilib/​]]   * [[http://​alien.slackbook.org/​slackware/​multilib/​| http://​alien.slackbook.org/​slackware/​multilib/​]]
   * [[http://​slackbuilds.org/​mirror/​alien/​multilib/​| http://​slackbuilds.org/​mirror/​alien/​multilib/​]]   * [[http://​slackbuilds.org/​mirror/​alien/​multilib/​| http://​slackbuilds.org/​mirror/​alien/​multilib/​]]
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 ===== 3rd party support tools ===== ===== 3rd party support tools =====
  

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