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Re: Multiarch crazyiness



On Mon, 2007-10-22 at 14:36 -0400, Jon Masters wrote:
> I know you don't like the bin32/bin64 idea, but I think it's the only
> real way to "solve" having both binary flavors of a package installed at
> the same time, if that needs to be solved. 

I don't think it _does_ need to be solved. We just shouldn't need to
have both versions of a binary installed at the same time. 

> The lesser issue - more
> easily solved - is that of libraries, where I think a general consensus
> to split them out into -libs packages over time would do the trick.

Indeed. Split binaries from libraries, and _remove_ the hack in RPM
which allows 'conflicting' binaries to install by choosing one or the
other.

-- 
dwmw2


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