[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] At last, clean multilib support

Sven-Hendrik Haase sh at lutzhaase.com
Sun Aug 22 05:35:18 EDT 2010

 On 22.08.2010 11:25, Thomas Bächler wrote:
> Am 22.08.2010 10:39, schrieb Thomas Bächler:
>> Jan Steffens and me spent the this weekend putting together a multilib
>> toolchain and a clean lib32-glibc package. I wanted to do this for at
>> least two years, and we finally managed to do it on FrOSCon now. This is
>> the plan of attack on this:
>> * Maintain the PKGBUILDs in svn-community/${pkgname}/trunk/
>> * Create a separate repo 'multilib',
>> (svn-community/${pkgname}/repos/multilib-x86_64)
>> * Remove ALL multilib packages from community. Do NOT mix pure 64 bit
>> with multilib. All multilib must go into the new multilib repository.
>> * Rebuild all multilib packages with the multilib compiler to solve the
>> numerous problems encountered by the hackish "copy our 32 bit packages
>> into another path" approach.
>> * Find TUs and Devs willing to work on multilib (please add your name to
>> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Multilib_Project)
>> Any comments are welcome. We will upload the multilib packages and
>> PKGBUILDs into a small test repository in a minute for review.
> A temporary repository is up: http://pkgbuild.com/~heftig/multilib/
This looks like it could break Arch Linux as a whole. I'm in!

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