Multilib Middle-Ground

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at
Thu May 1 12:58:47 UTC 2008

Bill Crawford wrote:
> On 01/05/2008, Andrew Farris <lordmorgul at> wrote:
>>  If the libraries are easy to get put in place, then the system libraries
>> might actually get used, and properly packaged proprietary software might
>> get distributed.  If the opposite is true for the libraries, then can you
>> even hope well packaged applications will be shipped from those vendors?
> They are deliberately bypassing the mechanisms to make that possible.

What's the standard mechanism to do this across rpm-using distributions 
and version?

   Les Mikesell
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