Subject: Re: popt is evil on 64-bit
To: Jan Danielsson <>
From: Roland Illig <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 05/13/2007 23:59:27
Jan Danielsson wrote:
>    So, that's the problem. libpopt installs itself into /usr/pkg/lib64,
> while everything else seems to be expecting it to be where all other
> libraries are (i.e. /usr/pkg/lib).
>    IMHO, since this is a 64-bit system, it makes more sense to place all
> the "native 64-bit" libraries in /usr/pkg/lib, and in case I would
> install a 32-bit library, they would go into /usr/pkg/lib32.
>    I'm guessing this is all popt's fault for not installing itself where
> everyone else expects.

To avoid these problems, I usually install some directories with 
permissions 000:

cd /usr/pkg
umask 777 # never tried that before, but it works. :)
mkdir doc lib/locale lib32 lib64 ...