[mono-packagers] The $(prefix)/usr vs $(libdir) argument

Jo Shields directhex at apebox.org
Sat Nov 29 12:36:30 EST 2008

On Sat, 2008-11-29 at 17:16 +0000, Paul wrote:
> Hi,
> > He probably meant AOT, not JIT.  In practice AOT is not used but in
> > principle it's certainly arch-dependent.  I believe Paolo was in the
> > $(libdir) camp IIRC.  The discussion is certainly worth having.
> Um, when we build for fedora, JIT is used which is why we need to have
> them in /usr/lib64 rather than /usr/lib. While I agree that the
> assemblies are independent (I can run something on my x86 box under
> Win32 and x86_64), where they are put is important.
> I agree with Andrew, we need to discuss this properly so that things
> don't get messed up on people's boxes.

What does Fedora do with Perl or Python apps?

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