Cross X86_64 Question /usr/lib64

Ken Moffat ken at
Fri Oct 28 10:39:48 PDT 2005

On Fri, 28 Oct 2005, Duncan Webb wrote:

>>> Question is:
>>> 1) should a symlink from /usr/lib to /usr/lib64 be created in the section 
>>> Creating Directories in chapters 7 & 8
> 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 cross 
> issue.
> That's why I posted it here.

  Should be fixed by building with the correct #defines.  AFAIK, 
only X is affected - nothing else should need /usr/lib64 on a pure64 
system.  No doubt there are some minority applications out there that 
also think x86_64 must use /usr/lib64, patch them if you come across 

  das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce

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