Subject: Re: Binary Emulation on Amd64
To: John Goerzen <>
From: Frank van der Linden <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 02/20/2004 15:06:39
On Thu, Feb 19, 2004 at 05:35:30PM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:
> What is the mechanism for handling shared libraries in this case?  Is it
> the same as Linux, namely 64-bit libs go in /lib64 and 32-bit ones in
> /lib?  Does that carry through to /usr/lib and /usr/pkg/lib as well?

NetBSD uses the 'netbsd32' emulation layer, meaning that the libraries
are in /emul/netbsd32/lib and /emul/netbsd32/usr/lib.

> > >  * 32-bit Linux binaries?
> > >  * 64-bit Linux binaries?
> > 
> > Not yet..
> Is that being worked on at all, or is it a "nice to have when someone
> does it" sort of feature?

I might do this sooner rather than later.. so stay tuned.

- Frank