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That's not a valid option, at least not at this point (which does not imply that it will *ever* be).
Using this tarball: http://ftp-atl.osuosl.org/pub/openof...l_en-US.tar.gz
you should be able to adapt my SlackBuild script at SlackBuilds.org to build a package for x86_64. I'm not where I can download it at the moment, but I'll try to get that taken care of in the next few days and put something online.
I'm actually wondering along the lines of a 32 bit chroot environment. There arn't many things that I would like to run for 32 bit and wonder if this would be a better solution. Unless I'm grossly underestimating the dependencies of running graphical applications this way... if it's even possible.
I believe multilib 'may' require a few different setups with gcc when installing... I've never fully followed Linux from Scrach let alone the multilib cross compile http://cross-lfs.org/view/1.1.0/ But you would at the very least need duplicate copies of the c library compiled for 32 bit and 64 bit.
To install 32 bit packages, you would need all of their dependencies to be 32 bit without messing up your 64 bit packages that may already be installed to meet dependencies for your 64 bit applications.
So, in the other thread it became apparent that currently slackware64-current is "multilib-capable', and no 32-bit compatibility libs are available at this time ... but maybe later ? You may need to just wait a while and check up on it to see what was changed or added or fixed.
Right now I'm watching TV with TVtime that I built several months ago for Slack 12.2 from a SlackBuild.
I'm definitely not qualified to get in to a debate on this but I think Slack64-Current is multi lib with no 32 libs yet.
I think you can add them as you need them because there is a place for them.
I'm guna find out tonight.
I installed an extra Slack64 system to play with an I going to take a shot at gnucash which has over 20+ deps.
I also have a Slamd64 system that I can "try" to steel libs from.