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Re: [Xen-devel] make install not creating lib entries in /usr/lib under

On Fri, 2011-10-21 at 04:52 +0100, AP wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 8:53 AM, Ian Jackson <Ian.Jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> 
> wrote:
> > Ian Campbell writes ("Re: [Xen-devel] make install not creating lib entries 
> > in /> It might be nice if there was a single variable which could be set to
> >> control this behaviour, or even better if it can be automatically
> >> detected. I'm also inclined to suggest that the default should be to
> >> use /usr/lib and leave the lib64 thing as a RH special case, but then
> >> I'm a Debian user so I would think that ;-)
> >
> > At the very least we ought not to dump things in /usr/lib64 unless it
> > already exists and is distinct from /usr/lib.
> I deleted my /usr/lib64 and did a "make install-tools
> PYTHON_PREFIX_ARG=". At the end a /usr/lib64 directory was created
> with Xen related libraries inside.

I think you need to reread my earlier reply -- I explained what is going
on and provided an example of the sort of patch which fixes it. There is
no reason to expect that deleting /usr/lib64 will change anything.


> > We should think about multiarch too at some point.
> >
> > Ian.
> >

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