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Re: Multilib directory of n32 libs

On Sun, Jun 9, 2013 at 1:57 PM, Matt Turner <mattst88@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 8, 2013 at 7:23 PM, YunQiang Su <wzssyqa@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, Jun 9, 2013 at 12:23 AM, Matt Turner <mattst88@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Sat, Jun 8, 2013 at 8:54 AM, YunQiang Su <wzssyqa@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Any idea about is there another distribution has n32 or n64 port, and
>>>> at the same time that multilib is supported?
>>> Yes, Gentoo. We do the standard o32 -> lib, n32 -> lib32, n64 -> lib64.
>> Is there a port to n32 or n64 of gentoo?
>> On n32 or n64 port, is it fit to put o32 libraries into lib directly?
> Yes, I have n32-multilib (n32 base system, and n64 and o32 glibc and
> gcc libraries) and n64. o32 goes in lib regardless of the ABI of the
> base system.
It is not forbid to put o32 libraries to /lib in mips64 port in policy
(Fix me if I am wrong).
While as ldso will always looks for /lib and /usr/lib/, thus if we put
it in /libo32,
it will still work and packages built on other distributions(like
packages converted by alian).

And the Debian package would not work on other distributions where
/libo32 is not supported,
Since we have multiarch support, this is not a big problem ;)

YunQiang Su

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