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Re: [Libguestfs] Remaining patches for the Debian package

On Wed, Mar 13, 2013 at 09:13:03PM +0100, Hilko Bengen wrote:
> 4/6: Ruby sitelibdir, sitearchdir point to /usr/local/lib/site_ruby/*
>      on Debian. I suppose this should not be picked up upstream
>      because the site-local directory is exactly the place one should
>      be installing to when not using a packaging system. At the same
>      time, I wonder if there's a better way to specify/override this.

We carry a similar sort of non-upstream patch in Fedora.  You're right
that the proper way to fix this would be something like
'./configure --with-ruby-libdir=vendor'

> 5/6: With multiarch enabled, ${libdir}/guestfs translates to
>      /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/guestfs on amd64 systems. This patch
>      makes sure that the guestfs appliance stays in /usr/liba

The appliance is actually arch-specific, so it could be that
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/guestfs is the right place for it to go.


Richard Jones, Virtualization Group, Red Hat http://people.redhat.com/~rjones
libguestfs lets you edit virtual machines.  Supports shell scripting,
bindings from many languages.  http://libguestfs.org

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