python discrepancies

Thomas Spura tomspur at fedoraproject.org
Mon Apr 16 12:23:22 UTC 2012


On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 6:30 AM, Rob Healey <robhealey1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>  Greetings:
>
> The only part that I had in question was why were there in Python2.7,
> the use of /usr/lib64...
>
> In Python3.3, it always used /usr/lib ...
>
> Why would Python3.3 which I did compile from source not see that I
> have a 64bit computer and use it instead for the directories???

Because multilib is not used by upstream directly and therefore needs
be patched in in any build:
http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/gitweb/?p=python3.git;a=blob;f=python-3.2.3-lib64.patch

Greetings,
   Tom


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