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Re: Handeling of lib64 directories in packages.

On Fri, Apr 02, 2004 at 12:13:32AM -0600, Chris Cheney wrote:
> 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.

So does that mean /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2 should become 

I assume most of this needs to be fixed in gcc and maybe some
parts in glibc?


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