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Re: libdir on x86_64

From: Guillaume Rousse
Subject: Re: libdir on x86_64
Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2006 09:14:26 +0100
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Bob Proulx wrote:
> Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
>> * Guillaume Rousse wrote:
>>> Am i supposed to manually set libdir according to build host to get
>>> compliance with such constraint ?
>> Yes, you can specify --libdir at configure time.  Note for system
>> installations you will usually have to set more options, for
>> example --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc.  The idea of the GNU coding
>> standards is that all packages allow to be configured in this way, so
>> that you can adjust all packages to your system specific layout in the
>> same way.
> And note that not all systems use the biarch model of libdir becoming
> lib64.  There are systems where 64-bit is native and the 32-bit flavor
> is the guest lib32.  Also there is a multiarch model where the
> directories name is lib/arch-os.  The configure script provides a
> standard interface used by many different package implementations to
> produce the desired filesystem layout.
Actually, I was confused by a wrong rpm package build (mixing 32 and 64
bit build on the same home directory), and decided to blame autotools
before realizing the problem was on my own side... Sorry for the noise.

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