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Re: Multiarch in Debian unstable

Brian May <brian@microcomaustralia.com.au> writes:

> I have converted Heimdal. Correctly I hope! Unfortunately, by uploading
> this I will cause short term breakage to other packages. e.g libpam-krb5
> debian/rules has:

> LDFLAGS=-L/usr/lib/heimdal

> If I got this right it now needs to be changed to:

> LDFLAGS=-L/usr/lib/$(DEB_HOST_MULTIARCH)/heimdal

> Should I upload anyway and try to identify packages that this breaks? Or
> what?

> Oh, in anticipation of the obvious question: *.so files get installed
> in /usr/lib/$(DEB_HOST_MULTIARCH)/heimdal not
> /usr/lib/$(DEB_HOST_MULTIARCH) to make it possible to install Heimdal
> and MIT KRB5 libraries and the same time.

Rather than using the current mechanism to do so?

Couldn't you leave the *.so links where they are right now and only move
the actual shared libraries?  Then packages that are using
heimdal-multidev wouldn't need to change anything.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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