libexec and multi-arch

Tomasz Pala gotar at
Mon Feb 5 23:48:52 CET 2018

On Mon, Feb 05, 2018 at 15:23:25 -0500, Neal Gompa wrote:

>>> _somehow_. I once even wondered how this is done, apparently rpm is
>>> trying to be way too smart.
> I'd probably argue that libexec should have the same multi-arch
> handling that (s)bin does (primary arch "wins" and secondary arches
> are ignored), though last I checked this isn't specific to paths and
> should Just Work(TM).

Well, if not specific to paths, but autodetected per-file type, this
fulfils my definition of 'trying to be too smart'.
Because libexec files might be in fact of any type.

Tomasz Pala <gotar at>

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