[Printing-architecture] [lsb-discuss] Agreement on directory structure for printing

Michael Sweet mike at easysw.com
Thu Aug 10 19:06:17 PDT 2006

Christopher Yeoh wrote:
> At 2006/8/10 18:43+0200  Andreas Jaeger writes:
>> On x86-64, ppc64 and s390x I suggest:
>> {/usr,/usr/local,/opt}/lib/printdriver for 32-bit x86, ppc, s390 libraries
>> {/usr,/usr/local,/opt}/lib64/printdriver for 64-bit x86-64, ppc64,s390x
>> libraries
>> Just don't hardcode lib but add a footnote that on lib64 systems,
>> lib64 is used,
> Yes, that would keep it consistent with the rest of the FHS.

Actually, I'd expect both 32-bit and 64-bit drivers to be supported
on a 64-bit system, and the default path we use in CUPS will include
both the 32-bit and 64-bit paths when CUPS is configured for multiple

Michael Sweet, Easy Software Products           mike at easysw dot com
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