[vlc-devel] [PATCH 2/2] contribs: update libdvdnav to 4.2.1

Rémi Denis-Courmont remi at remlab.net
Wed May 28 11:56:48 CEST 2014

Le 2014-05-28 17:41, Jean-Baptiste Kempf a écrit :
> On 28 May, Gilles Sabourin wrote :
>> A former colleague met the same kind of problems when he tried to
>> regenerate vlc with contribs on a RedHat 64 bits. I guess there may 
>> be
>> many impacted distributions. But, I agree that you cannot support
>> everything.
> Every distribution that decides to split lib and lib64 which is not
> standard.

lib64 was a bad idea in hindsight but you need to split the run-times 
*somehow* if you want to support both 32-bits and 64-bits ABIs on the 
same system (Windows does something similar too).

The "new" way is /usr/lib/$(HOST) which scales to more than 2 ABIs, but 
that is not standard either.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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