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[ale] CentOS 5.0 released!!



ahh, good point

didn't think about the compat libs

On 4/12/07, Michael B. Trausch <fd0man at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>  On Thu, 2007-04-12 at 18:56 -0400, Warren Myers wrote:
>
> whoa! it's 7 CDs or 1 DVD for the x64 edition.
>
> What makes it that much bigger? (and don't tell me that files are all
> twice the size cause it's 64-bit and not 32 :) )
>
>
> The compiled size of code is different for every architecture, which is
> part of it.
>
> For the x86-64 machines, there are also 32-bit compatibility libraries,
> which add to the system.  For example, I am using Ubuntu on my new AMD64
> dual-core system, and have the 32-bit compatibility libraries installed for
> various things (among them, the ability to run Flash and Java, though I
> haven't figured out how to get the Java plug-in working quite yet because I
> haven't seriously needed it yet).
>
>     -- Mike
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