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Re: [Fedora-packaging] Re: Usage of {_libdir} or {_lib} in noarch packages



On Thu, 2008-12-18 at 11:50 -0500, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-12-18 at 17:36 +0100, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > Wouldn't it be better to let rpm set _libdir/_lib to match noarch
> > package requirements?
> 
> What should it set it to? It has no knowledge of where the noarch rpm
> package will eventually be installed.
It has. In case of noarch _lib always is the "default", which normally
is lib.

>  Should we assume that /usr/lib is
> always correct (how Debian of me to even suggest this)?
In case of noarch, yes.
 
Because an arch'aware (e.g. lib vs. lib64) _lib/_libdir qualifies a
package as "arch'ed" 

Ralf



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