[Mono-dev] Red Hat/Fedora packaging

Toshio Kuratomi a.badger at gmail.com
Tue May 12 11:52:44 EDT 2009

Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> Hello,
>> The noarch difficulty:
>> * According to the FHS, if CIL files are architecture independent they
>> should live under /usr/share/ instead of under /usr/lib.
> Even if today Mono's assemblies are noarch, we have always reserved the
> right to make them arch specific if needed.
Does that mean that Fedora's method of putting the CIL files into
%{_libdir} is the future-proof thing to do?

If so, why does mono and mono using projects all install to /usr/lib
instead of %{_libdir}?  Is it just a bad interpretation of an example
that's then been cargo-culted out to the whole mono ecosystem?


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