[Numpy-discussion] [ANN] numscons 0.3.0 release

David Cournapeau david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac...
Sat Jan 26 02:05:13 CST 2008

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.

Thanks for the info,


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