Re: multiarch conversion for packages with lib32* packages
Goswin von Brederlow <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Sven Joachim <email@example.com> writes:
>> On 2012-03-24 10:50 +0100, Adam Borowski wrote:
>>> On Sat, Mar 24, 2012 at 09:48:58AM +0100, Sven Joachim wrote:
>>>> On 2012-03-24 04:04 +0100, Jay Berkenbilt wrote:
>>>> > One issue not covered is what to do if your package already builds
>>>> > 32-bit libraries on a 64-bit system by building 32-bit explicitly and
>>>> > packaging as lib32whatever.
>>>> The lib32* packages need to built as long as they have reverse (build)
>>>> dependencies. I suppose most of them should go away in the long term,
>>>> but this is not going to happen in wheezy.
>>> All of lib32icu's rdepends seem to have already dropped *32* builds, so
>>> it can be removed right now.
>> Oh, indeed. Somehow I assumed that ia32-libs would build-depend on
>> lib32icu-dev, but it doesn't.
Thanks for all the replies. I'll convert icu as soon as I have time
(hopefully in the next couple of weeks) and drop the lib32 packages.
This will greatly simplify icu's build.
Jay Berkenbilt <firstname.lastname@example.org>