How to find out bitness of gss library?

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Fri Nov 22 11:44:23 EST 2013

Russ Allbery <eagle at> writes:

> Nico Williams <nico at> writes:
>> I think it'd be best to assume that the shared objects are installed for
>> all the architectures that the host can run, if they are installed at
>> all.
> I don't think that's a very good assumption.  I don't know of any Linux
> distribution whose packaging system works this way, for example.  x86_64
> systems generally have only the x86_64 binaries installed, and x86

Um, my x86_64 system has both 32- and 64-bit versions of some libraries,
but certainly not all of them.  (It does have the 64-bit version of all
libraries).  Did you swap 32 and 64 in your statement above?

> binaries require special system administration action to install and
> generally only a subset are there, to support the applications that need
> them.


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