notting at redhat.com
Mon Oct 22 18:39:34 UTC 2007
Patrice Dumas (pertusus at free.fr) said:
> How are the multilib conflicts tested? I'd like to verify that there are
> no conflicts anymore before building.
Install x86_64 package. Then, in separate transaction, install i386 package.
> Also will this be extended to binary files?
Depends. ELF files? No. Other binary files? (data, etc.) - yes.
> And last what to do when the conflict is 'logical'? I have 2 examples in
> the bes package:
> * there is a bes-config file which specifies the directory where
> dlopened backend modules are, this is a %_libdir subdirectory, so,
> it is logical to have a difference between arches.
The general way to do this is making the *-config script call pkg-config.
> * in the /etc/bes/bes.conf file there is also a conflict because in
> that file the dlopened modules are specified, and therefore the libdir
> is different.
That's a problem.
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