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Re: [trinity-devel] kpowersave on x86_64 - pkg_search_module( XSCRNSAVER xscrnsaver ) fails??

From: Calvin Morrison <mutantturkey@...>
Date: Sun, 13 Mar 2011 09:35:05 -0400
We install them with regular packages, since arch users almost always are compiling, developing etc we just include them. While it takes more space it saves alot of work. Sorry for the top post

Calvin Morrison 

Kristopher Gamrat <pikidalto@...> wrote:

>On Sun, Mar 13, 2011 at 7:33 AM, calvin morrison <mutantturkey@...> wrote:
>> On 12 March 2011 23:57, Kristopher Gamrat <pikidalto@...> wrote:
>>> Normally it is forgetting to install the devel package. Or it may be
>>> looking for the 32bit version of xscreensaver, which means it would
>>> need adjusted to check for 64bit. You probably know this, but 64bit
>>> libs tend to go into lib64 instead of lib, so that might be where it
>>> fails because some stuff have it hardcoded to assume 32bit libs. Of
>>> course, I couldn't understand the code very well, so I couldn't tell
>>> you for sure.
>>> --
>>> Kris
>>> "Piki"
>>> Ark Linux Webmaster
>>> Trinity Desktop Environment Packager
>> All of those assumptions here are wrong for arch :) we don't have
>> devel packages and we don't have a lib64
>I haven't seen a distro not have lib64, but I haven't used Arch either
>(except for the time when I tried it and couldn't find something like
>dhclient or dhcpcd to get online, didn't have 64bit then). I also
>haven't seen a distro without dev or devel packages either -- unless
>you guys are installing the devel headers with the main packages (not
>necessary for people who aren't compiling software), I'd think you
>have to put them somewhere?
>Ark Linux Webmaster
>Trinity Desktop Environment Packager
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