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Re: Introduction to multiarch: What maintainers must do

On Wed, Jul 29 2009, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:

> Hi,
> small add on.
> Any package in debian can be multiarchified at any time. You do not
> have to wait for all your depends to be multiarchified or notifiy your
> reverse depends when you are ready. The state of your depends will
> only matter when someone actualy does a multiarch installation and
> apt/dpkg will figure out by themself if all the depends are ready or
> not. The current apt/dpkg will just ignore the multiarchifying.
> Multiarchifying your package does not hurt the installability in any
> way. It can only help.

        My first thought was "Err. Won't moving all the shared libs into
 a different location kinda screw things up?" And then I looked, and

| ==> /etc/ld.so.conf.d/x86_64-linux-gnu.conf <==
| # Multiarch support
| /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu
| /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu
| __> dlocate /etc/ld.so.conf.d/x86_64-linux-gnu.conf
| libc6: /etc/ld.so.conf.d/x86_64-linux-gnu.conf

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