[Fedora-packaging] FESCo notes on OCaml guidelines change

Bill Nottingham notting at redhat.com
Fri Mar 14 04:13:52 UTC 2008

Jason L Tibbitts III (tibbs at math.uh.edu) said: 
> I guess I'm really having trouble coming to grips with multilib,
> because I see that the ocaml modules are not multilib while the -devel
> packages are.  In fact, the only ocaml i386 packages I see in current
> rawhide x86_64 are -devel packages of modules.  Is something broken
> with the rawhide repo generation, am I just confused as to how you
> could ever install those -devel modules without matching arch versions
> of the non-devel packages, or are we perhaps seeing the problem under
> discussion in action?

Packages are pulled in as multilib either from being named -devel,
or bevcause they package something obviously determinable as a 'library'.

I suspect the modules don't appear to be libraries.


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