Bug#630174: debian-policy: forbid installation into /lib64
Le Sat, Nov 26, 2011 at 09:52:57PM -0600, Steve Langasek a écrit :
> On Sun, Nov 27, 2011 at 11:55:20AM +0900, Charles Plessy wrote:
> > According to apt-file, prohibiting to install files into /lib64 and /usr/lib64
> > on amd64 would make only one package RC-buggy, juffed, in its experimental
> > version.
> I'm not sure why your apt-file invocation wouldn't have turned it up, but
> libc6 in unstable installs /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2. So as written this
> would make libc RC buggy, which is not what we want. (At the time of the
> previous discussion, libc was not installing this to /lib64; the change was
> made as a result of a more thorough analysis of the consequences of
> multiarch on i386 systems.)
> Also, this shouldn't spell out "with architecture amd64". Packages on *all*
> architectures must avoid use of /lib64 and /usr/lib64, with a handful of
Thanks a lot for the corrections.
After apt-file update I can indeed see libc6 and two additional packages,
scidavis and ugene.
About /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2, does that mean that the Policy has to list
exceptions, (for files or packages ?), or that the proposal is obsolete ?
For the architectures, I was puzzled that Russ mentionned ‘with architecture
amd64’ in his proposal and tried to not discard this information. What
achitectures, or which packages in which architectures, should be listed as
I will update the patch or remove the patch tag according to the answers
(hoping keep BTS control echo low).
Have a nice day,
Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan