Re: Breaking /emul/ia32-linux for squeeze
On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 01:55:40PM +0000, Roger Leigh wrote:
> > > We are not using multiarch paths in Debian, so this has never happens.
> > > When using standard /usr/lib paths, people are expecting that the paths
> > > collide. When using multiarch they do not expect that, as it the goal of
> > > multiarch.
> > All biarch packages contain binary objects of a foreign architecture
> > (that is kind of the point of them). Some do contain binaries. Some
> > contain conffiles. One contains the dynamic loader. Prime example is
> > libc6 vs. libc6-i386/amd64.
> Why can't we move the dynamic linker as well?
Because contrary to all appearances in this thread, multiarch is not
intended to be an exercise in masochism.
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