Base Directory Specification and plugins

Gary Kramlich grim at
Tue Nov 23 07:08:15 PST 2010

On 11/22/10 5:31 AM, Simon McVittie wrote:
> Current proposals for multiarch in LSB and Debian-derived distributions
>, use
> GNU triplets to name subdirectories of /usr/lib, e.g. /usr/lib/arm-linux-gnu.
> So, I'd suggest mirroring those and using ~/.lib/CPU-[KERNEL-]OS/myapp/*.so.
Hmm... I hadn't considered multiarch but you bring up some great 
points.  Although I don't see why it couldn't be ~/.local/lib*.  Since 
as I mentioned earlier, it seems like the share directory in ~/.local is 
either there for expansion or to just classify things further than they 
need to be.
> Regards,
>      S
Gary Kramlich <grim at>

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