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Re: Introduction to multiarch: What maintainers must do

Samuel Thibault <sthibault@debian.org> writes:

> Goswin von Brederlow, le Wed 29 Jul 2009 19:09:59 +0200, a écrit :
>> sthibault@debian.org writes:
>> >> 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 found
>> >> 
>> >> 	  | ==> /etc/ld.so.conf.d/x86_64-linux-gnu.conf <==
>> >
>> > Yes, but however pkg-config won't yet find things in
>> > /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/pkgconfig, so take care of putting .pc files
>> > in /usr/lib/pkgconfig.
>> Where do they actualy belong. I would have said the -dev package
>> (which are to be left alone in round 1).
> Yes. However, passing --libdir to ./configure makes everything go to
> /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/, including pkgconfig files, that's why we
> should take care of that.
>> libsdl-gfx1.2-4: /usr/lib/pkgconfig/SDL_gfx.pc
>> The second seems to be in clear violation of Policy 8.2.
> Yes.
> Samuel

Any of the lintian people reading this?

Could we create a check for *.pc files that they are in the right
place and right package in anticipation of multiarch? Wrong package
already is a bug and wrong place seems to be a likely bug to happen.


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