[Numpy-discussion] [ANN] numscons 0.3.0 release

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Sat Jan 26 02:30:10 CST 2008


On Jan 26, 2008 1:05 AM, David Cournapeau <david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp>
wrote:

> Charles R Harris wrote:
> >
> >
> > On Jan 25, 2008 11:30 PM, David Cournapeau
> > <david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp <mailto:david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp>>
> > wrote:
> >
> >     Charles R Harris wrote:
> >
> > <snip>
> >
> >
> >     >
> >     > It varies with the Linux distro. The usual convention (LSB, I
> think)
> >     > 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
> me,
> >     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
checking, though.

Chuck
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