Improving the way we select multilib packages for trees

Matthias Clasen mclasen at
Mon May 1 16:23:28 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-05-01 at 12:04 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> Peter Jones <pjones at> writes:
> > On Mon, 2006-05-01 at 11:24 -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
> >> How will that fix the problem that you need to return different results
> >> depending on whether the user is interested in the 32-bit or 64-bit
> >> libraries?  Right now the script would require psychic abilities to
> >> figure that out, because the user has no way to indicate it.
> > ... You don't want to have to change the paths everywhere
> > to build for the other arch, you want to do:
> > rpm -ba --target=i386 foo.spec
> > and just have it work.
> If you have a non-psychic solution for that, I'd like to see it, because
> I'm not seeing what it is.

Have rpmbuild setup PKG_CONFIG_PATH according to target arch ?


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