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Bug#387446: glibc: Please compile for (/usr)/lib64 on amd64 as per FHS

Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org> writes:

> severity 387446 normal
> thanks
> On Thu, Sep 14, 2006 at 02:05:01PM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
>> I set this to serious because it sort of violates a MUST directive in the
>> FHS:
> This is a known deviation from the FHS on amd64, and not one that is
> considered release-critical for etch.

It is an unneccessary one.

> That probably means that a change for this would not be accepted into etch,
> since fiddling library paths may have unexpected side-effects and glibc is
> already frozen.

The fiddling only changes the compiled in path. But the lib64 link
makes that irelevant for Debian. Both locations end in the same
file. The risk less than some user linking or bind mounting /usr/lib
to another location and that is already supported and deemed save.


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