[xml/sgml-pkgs] Bug#689091: libxslt1-dev is not Multi-Arch compatible

Aron Xu happyaron.xu at gmail.com
Tue Oct 2 18:02:20 UTC 2012


On Sat, Sep 29, 2012 at 9:02 AM, Francois Gouget <fgouget at free.fr> wrote:
> Package: libxslt1-dev
> Version: 1.1.26-13
> Severity: normal
> Dear Maintainer,
> The amd64 version conflicts with the i386 one which makes it impossible to install both. As a result the /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libxslt.so symbolic link is missing so that developping 32bit applications (e.g. Wine) using this library is impossible on a 64bit system.

Yes, I'm aware of that. The problem here is that I still haven't given
it enough tries to make xslt-config identical across all architecture,
help is welcomed.

> Furthermore this development package does not seem to be multiarch aware as there is no Multi-Arch field.
> My understanding is that as long as there are no architecture-dependent headers there is no obstacle (i.e. no toolchain issue) to tagging the development package as 'Multi-Arch: same'. The symbolic link (and any static libraries) should be no issue as they are already in the architecture-qualified folders.
> A good model for this appears to be the libx11-dev package.

Without making sure the package is co-installable, I'd rather go
without M-A field.

Aron Xu

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