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Re: multiarch/bi-arch status (ETA) question

David Wood <obsidian@panix.com> writes:

> On Tue, 5 Jul 2005, Thomas Steffen wrote:
>> The initiative has been taken by other distributions, and I don't see
>> a viable alternative to follow their approach. That means /usr/lib for
>> 32bit libs and /usr/lib64 for the 64bit libs. Yes, it is ugly, but it
>> is close to inevitable.
> 1) We are not that compatible to begin with

In what way? We follow LSB and such.

>> I would prefer architecture neutral file positions very much
>> (/usr/bin/i386 for binaries, /usr/lib/i386 for libraries etc), but I
>> don't see how that can be "compatible" with RedHat/SuSUE.
> 2) A symlink?

That would look how?

The only one symlink solution is '/usr/bin/i386 -> .' and changes


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