[Pkg-ia32-libs-maintainers] Bug#484599: Bug#484599: ia32-libs contains several sources and break policy 4.13
Julian Andres Klode
jak at jak-linux.org
Sun Jul 27 18:29:55 UTC 2008
On Thu, Jun 05, 2008 at 12:04:39PM +0200, Frederik Schueler wrote:
> severity 484599 important
> tags 484599 wontfix
If you want this to work, you need to send to control at bugs.debian.org,
> May I ask you for the motivation to open this bug?
> On Thu, Jun 05, 2008 at 07:44:50AM +0200, Julien Danjou wrote:
> > ia32-libs contains several sources of software that are already packaged
> > and available from the Debian archive.
> > [...]
> > None of the software contained into ia32-libs are intended to be
> > packaged this way.
> There are only 2 ways of dealing with this:
> - fix multiarch blockers (binutils) and finish the implementation (not
> for lenny anymore, sorry)
> - implement biarch like RedHat and SuSE did, putting all 64bit libs to
> /lib64 and 32bit libs to /lib, and patching dpkg et all to cope with
> this, allowing amd64 to install both amd64 and i386 packages (no way,
> sorry - 4 years too late for this)
> But opening RC bugs pointing to the obvious mess doesn't help neither our
> users nor my blood pressure.
> Frederik Schüler
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