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Re: multiarch status update

Tollef Fog Heen <tfheen@err.no> writes:

> Henning Makholm wrote:
>> In multiarch, the right approach to this particular problem is to
>> arrange for /usr/bin/python to be a symlink to /usr/bin/$arch/python
>> with $arch chosen (somehow) appropriately for a default python
>> interpreter.
> Apart from the fact that no multiarch proposals have tried to
> multiarchify /usr/bin and /bin, but are rather letting applications
> for which multiarch makes sense (think gcc) handle this themselves.

Actualy gcc doesn't handles that at all. Gcc handles the case of
multiple gcc that produce code for different architectures (different
output). Not different gcc binaries that output for the same architecture.

> I so far haven't seen any compelling arguments for multiarchifying the
> whole archive including all of */bin.

But a lot of reasons not to.

> - tfheen


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