[Numpy-discussion] [ANN] numscons 0.3.0 release
Charles R Harris
Sat Jan 26 02:30:10 CST 2008
On Jan 26, 2008 1:05 AM, David Cournapeau <email@example.com>
> Charles R Harris wrote:
> > On Jan 25, 2008 11:30 PM, David Cournapeau
> > <firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com>>
> > wrote:
> > Charles R Harris wrote:
> > <snip>
> > >
> > > It varies with the Linux distro. The usual convention (LSB, I
> > > uses /usr/local/lib64, but Debian and distros derived from
> > Debian use
> > > /usr/local/lib instead. That's how it was the last time I checked,
> > > anyway. I don't know what Gentoo and all the others do.
> > Grrr, that's annoying. Do you know any resource which has clear
> > explanation on that ? (reading LSB documents do not appeal much to
> > and I would only do that as a last resort).
> > The Debian folks will tell you that they did it right and everyone
> > else screwed up horribly O_o.
> Well, as arrogant as debian folks may be, they are almost always right
> :) I will take a look at the debian maintainer guide, then.
> > Anyway, it looks like they put the 32 bit stuff in lib32, so if a
> > distro has a lib32, then you can figure the 64 bit stuff is in lib.
> > Those are the only two variations I know of. What 64 bit windows does,
> > I have no idea.
> Windows and 64 bits, here is something which scares me. I also have to
> see how solaris does it. But anyway, since vmware can run 64 bits OS on
> my 32 bits linux, things should be easier.
ISTR that Solaris does it the Debian way. I wouldn't put money on it without
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