Oh that's all fine. So, which is default on a AMD64 machine? For my machine, I consider 64 bit default and 32 bit legacy. :) On Tue, 2004-01-13 at 14:30, C. Scott Ananian wrote: > On Tue, 13 Jan 2004, Jerry Haltom wrote: > > > Like, if im running a dual 32/64 system, /lib64 makes sense, but if i'm > > not, then I would want everything in /lib... but the package can only > > put stuff in one place or the other. =/ So, we're stuck with /lib64, > > which I think is ugly, Until the End Of Time. > > The linux standard base and the filesystem standards clearly specify that > /lib is used for the 'default' libraries for the platform, and that > /lib<foo> are used for platform-specific alternate libraries. So > /lib64 is *not* going to persist indefinitely. > > It's really pointless arguing over this here; debian has a responsibility > to follow the appropriate standards. You should take up your arguments > with the standards groups instead. > --scott > > quiche AP explosives fissionable planning C4 SLBM North Korea Qaddafi > Saddam Hussein Rule Psix BATF direct action WTO Moscow Yakima counter-intelligence > ( http://cscott.net/ ) -- Jerry Haltom <firstname.lastname@example.org> Feedback Plus, Inc.
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