[Pkg-octave-devel] Multi-archifying Octave

Jordi Gutiérrez Hermoso jordigh at octave.org
Tue Feb 28 01:14:41 UTC 2012

On 27 February 2012 18:08, Thomas Weber <tweber at debian.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 09:37:26PM +0100, Sébastien Villemot wrote:
>>  /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/octave/3.6.1/oct/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu/svd.oct
>>  /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/octave/packages/3.6.1/optim-1.0.17/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-api-v48+/
>> Note that there are two triplets in the paths.
>> Functionally this is not a problem, but it is a little ugly, since there
>> is some sort of duplication.
> I'm not sure about the "no problem part".
> On i386, the paths will loke like
> /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/.../i486-pc-linux-gnu
> so the numbers are different.
> So, will this work with multi-arch?

Should we give Octave a configure-time option to not use arches in
directory names? We could do that for future releases.

- Jordi G. H.

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