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Re: Bug#341882: Tri-arch support on mips(el) (was Bug#325226: libc6: Wrong dynamic linker on amd64)

Stuart Anderson writes:
> On Sat, 11 Feb 2006, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> > Also, I am ready to give some help there. I am first trying to build the
> > gcc and glibc packages on a mips, but I face a chicken and egg problem
> > here. Does anybody already have glibc and/or gcc packages for mips? If
> > not, what is the easiest way to make the bootstrap?
> Packages for mispel can be found in http://www.helix-hpc.com/apt/.  IIRC,
> the bootstrap involved cycling between the gcc & glibc builds a few times,
> at one point building static archive libraries and copying them in place to
> allow the build of the opposite package to proceed further.

AFAICS the patch is incorrect for tri-arch, it adds directories to the
include path for both the old and the new 32bit ABI at the same time.

This is addressed on mainline by

we need to integrate that with patch with Debian's /usr/include/<arch>
include directory, maybe using the multilib dir names, and providing
symlinks <multilibdir> -> <archdir>.


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