[aur-general] bin32-wine and related [WAS: trusted users business]

Ionuț Bîru biru.ionut at gmail.com
Thu Jul 15 19:52:02 EDT 2010

On 07/16/2010 02:38 AM, Ng Oon-Ee wrote:
> On Fri, 2010-07-16 at 02:25 +0300, Ionuț Bîru wrote:
>> On 07/16/2010 02:15 AM, Ng Oon-Ee wrote:
>>> On Fri, 2010-07-16 at 00:12 +0200, Sven-Hendrik Haase wrote:
>>>> I would be very delighted to see bin32-wine moving into community. If
>>>> you can package all the lib32 packages it depends on you will a) be able
>>>> to do that b) have some packages that make good community candidates
>>>> anyway (lib32 stuff). Also, why can't you do it while on vacation?
>>>> Surely you have your SSH tunnel, right? :)
>>>> -- Lord Sven-Hendrik "Svenstaro" Haase
>>> I second the bin32-wine thing =). For it to be useful though I think
>>> lib32-all-graphic-drivers need to be available?
>> no. only lib32-libgl and lib32-nvidia-utils, which already are in
>> community.
>> lets stick in the future in $subject and start another thread if you
>> feel you need to add something about packaging :D
> Your wish is my command.
> Okay now that I have your answer I understand my assumptions were
> mistaken, only the libgl/nvidia-utils packages are 'app-facing' in that
> sense.
> A nagging question that I've been having in the back of my mind, how
> similar is Arch's lib32 stuff with the multi-lib stuff other distros
> (random example Ubuntu since that's my previous experience) do. When I
> first started using Arch I set a chroot up for my
> wine/skype/google-earth on the understanding that lib32 would always be
> 'unofficial', but recently I've seen more lib32 packages making it to
> [community].
> Would lib32 make Arch multi-lib, then?

lib32 packages are just a hack to run i686 packages on x86_64. to call 
arch a multilib we need first to have a multilib toolchain.


More information about the aur-general mailing list