[arch-multilib] Multilib access?

Sven-Hendrik Haase sh at lutzhaase.com
Thu Feb 17 13:35:55 EST 2011

On 17.02.2011 16:49, Thomas Bächler wrote:
> Am 17.02.2011 16:41, schrieb Peter Lewis:
>>> Okay. More specifically, according to the AUR deps, lib32-libmikmod is
>>> required for:
>>> lib32-sdl_sound
>>> In the AUR, low votes.
>>> Doesn't appear to have anything requiring it.
>>> lib32-sdl_mixer
>>> In the AUR, 93 votes.
>>> Required by two games: bin32-srb2 and tecnoballz - both have low votes.
>>> tecnoballz
>>> In the AUR, low votes - actually source is also available for this, so I
>>> don't know why it requires multilib at all... will investigate.
>>> It seems odd to me that the lib32-sdl_mixer and lib32-libmikmod have so
>>> many votes, when they aren't required by anything particularly popular.
>>> Perhaps 32- bit only games without PKGBUILDS require them to be installed
>>> on the system?
>>> What do you think?
>> Any thoughts on this? Should we just forget it? (Though it seems to me that 
>> 100 odd votes each should count for something).
>> Pete.
> I have no idea, and it seems reasonable to add these packages. What do
> the others think? I don't object to adding them, but I also have no
> strong argument in favor.
> In any case, I have added you to the group.
I think it would make a fine addition. That many votes shouldn't be
disregarded just like that.

-- Sven-Hendrik

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