Multilib issue with hard-coded paths in mash script

Matthias Clasen mclasen at redhat.com
Mon Nov 8 22:15:15 UTC 2010


On Sun, 2010-11-07 at 00:43 +0100, Christian Krause wrote:
> Hi,

> The whole issue raises now some questions:
> 
> 1. Specifically with respect to the problem with gdk-pixbuf: Should the
> gdk-pixbuf loaders be multilib or not? If yes, the mash script must be
> adjusted.
> 
> 2. Should the mash script be reviewed whether there are any other
> hard-coded paths outdated? Should the script even be Fedora release
> specific?
> 

Sigh, multilib is just so broken...
 
The loaders are shared objects, and the 64-bit modules won't help you on
32-bit, so yes, they need to be multilib.

And yes, having hardcoded paths like that stored in a script without the
package maintainers knowledge is a good way to have breakage like this.


Matthias





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