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From: Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o>
To: gentoo-alt@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-alt] bootstrapping on amd64-linux: usr/lib symlinked to usr/lib64?
Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2008 15:56:19
In Reply to: [gentoo-alt] bootstrapping on amd64-linux: usr/lib symlinked to usr/lib64? by Jeremy Olexa
On 12-06-2008 09:49:41 -0500, Jeremy Olexa wrote:
> Hi, > Rather peculiar problem that I ran across while bootstrapping a new > prefix on amd64-linux. We *do* want usr/lib symlinked to usr/lib64, > yes?
Originally, yes. However, I would like amd64-linux in prefix to behave like any other installation, hence just use lib and usr/lib (die multilib die) like we do on x64-solaris as well.
> How come it doesn't get symlinked by default and what do we need to do > to fix it?
There used to be a bug on it, I guess I thought it was fixed, but it pops up again. baselayout-prefix should do this.
> %% pwd > /home/jolexa/portage/linux-64/usr > %% ls lib > gcc/ portage/ > %% ls lib64 > binutils/ > engines/* > <snip>
That feels no good. Maybe we can just investigate how to get rid of lib64 in amd64-linux profiles, as part of a nice summer-cleaning in linux land. -- Fabian Groffen Gentoo on a different level -- gentoo-alt@l.g.o mailing list