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Re: Handeling of lib64 directories in packages.

Kurt Roeckx <Q@ping.be> writes:

> On Fri, Apr 02, 2004 at 12:13:32AM -0600, Chris Cheney wrote:
> > 
> > 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.
> Does that also mean you can have libs for i386, i486, i586, ...
> on the same system?  Is that ever going to be used, or just side
> effect?
> Kurt

Thats already available and used with the one i386 LD. See glibc for
example or openssl. Its even more specialised than ix86, it detects
MMX, SSE and the like too.


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