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

Alberto Garcia berto at
Wed Nov 26 10:22:08 UTC 2014

On Wed, Nov 26, 2014 at 10:11:02AM +0000, 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

But if you do that those packages would stop being multi-arch,
wouldn't them?


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