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Re: Handeling of lib64 directories in packages.

On Thu, Apr 01, 2004 at 08:59:09PM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:
> For the record, my current plan for pure64 whenever we get space on
> ftp.d.o or a new repository, is to install the following symlink:
> /lib -> /lib64
> and to list both locations in /etc/ld.so.conf, with /lib64 first.
> This should make the eventual transition to multiarch painless and solve
> problems like the above at the same time.  (Kurt, you can try that
> already and see if it helps.)

BTW if you haven't read the current proposal for multiarch it is
available at http://people.debian.org/~taggart/multiarch/

It appears Debian will be moving to /usr/$(gcc -dumpmachine)/{lib,include}
for the dirs with the old dirs, /usr/lib /usr/lib64 /usr/include, going
away eventually.


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