Cross X86_64 Question /usr/lib64
duncan at linuxowl.com
Fri Oct 28 09:52:57 PDT 2005
Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Oct 2005, Duncan Webb wrote:
>> I've a question arising from the build of xorg. xorg decided to
>> install it's libraries and modules into /usr/lib64
>> On a pure64 system this directory is not created.
>> Question is:
>> 1) should a symlink from /usr/lib to /usr/lib64 be created in the
>> section Creating Directories in chapters 7 & 8
>> 2) #define HaveLib64 NO in the xc/config/cf/host.def
> BLFS issues. Since the BLFS book is purely x86 at the moment, this
> sort of thing is better discussed on blfs-support. If you search the
> archives for blfs-support, you will find that pure64 wants three
> defines in host.def - HaveLib64 only controls the libGL symlink, you
> also want
> #define LibDirName lib
> #define LibDir /usr/X11R6/lib/X11
> (obviously, the last of these assumes you are using the old
> /usr/X11R6, if you put pure64 X into /usr you'll have to document the
> issues yourself)
> Hint for search.linuxfromscratch.org: look for both x86_64 and pure64.
I agree that xorg is a BLFS support issue and that deals with case 2.
Case 1 is a bit like /usr/man link to /usr/share/man, which is a LFS
That's why I posted it here.
Sorry if this was wrong.
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