Re: amd64 and dpkg and so
> And firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> > They won't always conflict, most notably in the case of libraries.
> > 64-bit libraries are in /usr/lib64 and 32-bit libraries are in
> > /usr/lib.
> Presumably the packages for the libraries will have different names,
> and thus different entries in /usr/share/doc, so again that wouldn't
> be a problem. (I haven't followed the discussion about this very
> closely though.)
That presumption is not quite correct.
These libraries have the same soname and installed in different directories,
and 32-bit and 64-bit versions only differ by the architecture field;
i.e. they probably share /usr/share/doc and /etc.