multi-arch and non-multi-arch gobject introspection in Debian and derivatives

Stefano Karapetsas stefano at
Wed Nov 26 10:35:08 UTC 2014

On 2014-11-26 11:11, Mike Gabriel wrote:
> My proposal for the interim phase (however long that might be) is to
> provide symlinks in gir1.2-* packages that provide correct
> functionalities in Debian and downstream distros (such as described
> above), as well.
> /usr/lib/girepository-1.0/Caja-2.0.typelib
> -> /usr/lib/<triplet>/girepository-1.0/Caja-2.0.typelib

I agree with this solution. Theoretically we could also create this 
symlink only on Ubuntu, in debian/rules.


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