PCLinuxOS to Get a 64-bit Version
Nov 23, 2010, 13:02 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Bill "Texstar" Reynolds, founder and lead developer of
PCLinuxOS, said in a blog post today that a new 64-bit version is
in the works. Details are sketchy at present, but users have been
asking for this for a long time.
"Reynolds said that he has finished building the first 1000
packages. First he "upgraded gcc to 4.5.1, glibc 2.12.1, xorg 1.9.x
then started rebuilding the libraries." Once those are complete
he'll begin on the desktop packages. Unfortunately, there is no
estimated time for release because there are still about 12,600
more packages to go..."