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Re: Bug#259302: base-files: Support for amd64. (fwd)

* Santiago Vila (sanvila@unex.es) wrote:
> The symlinks could be in libc6, which is only essential de facto.
> But even if the symlinks are in base-files, it would be odd and ugly
> that base-files contains /usr/X11R6/lib64 when it does not even
> contain /usr/X11R6/lib in other architectures.

Hmm, I can understand this, and agree with it.

> Would not be enough to have /lib64 and /usr/lib64 in base-files
> and /usr/X11R6/lib64 in, say, xfree86-common?
> Remember that libx11-6 depends on xfree86-common, so the symlink would
> be present as soon as you have a single package installe which is
> linked against the X libraries.

This would certainly be reasonable, imv.  I don't have any problem w/
this compramise.


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