[Devel] [ openser-Bugs-1476285 ] installs to wrong libdir

Ron Winacott ronw at somanetworks.com
Tue May 2 17:24:05 CEST 2006

On Tuesday 02 May 2006 11:10, SourceForge.net wrote:
> Comment By: Daniel-Constantin Mierla (miconda)
> Date: 2006-05-02 04:32
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> Is /usr/lib64 the default for 64b architectures? I try to
> figure out if should be used for all 64b archs or just for some.

The FHS states that yes this is the standard, if assuming the 
implementation is compliant. See

of the http://www.pathname.com/fhs/ doc for the full story, but the 
short is, /lib<qual> and /usr/lib<qual> are the standard places for 
664bit systems where in this case, <qual> = 64


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