Re: multiarch/bi-arch status (ETA) question
GOMBAS Gabor <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Wed, Jul 06, 2005 at 02:33:39AM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
>> Configure scripts have sometimes hardcoded paths to /usr/lib.
> And /usr/include. Don't forget that some packages install
> architecture-specific header files under /usr/include.
>> Libtool adds rpath if libraries are not in default system paths and
>> rpath means incompatibility to every other linux out there.
> Well, libtool can be taught that the new directories are also default
> system paths, then you "only" have to re-libtoolize everything. Quite
> some work but doable.
Hence my plea to fix the toolchain packages first. Pick a few sample
libs, change them and see what toolchain makes problems. Fix that and
send in the toolchain patch.
And only after that send in the patches for the libs.