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Enabling the ''multilib'' repository allows the user to run and build 32-bit applications on 64-bit installations of Arch Linux. ''multilib'' creates a directory containing 32-bit instruction set libraries inside {{ic|/usr/lib32/}}, which 32-bit binary applications may need when executed.
 
Enabling the ''multilib'' repository allows the user to run and build 32-bit applications on 64-bit installations of Arch Linux. ''multilib'' creates a directory containing 32-bit instruction set libraries inside {{ic|/usr/lib32/}}, which 32-bit binary applications may need when executed.
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A 64-bit installation of Arch Linux with ''multilib'' enabled follows a directory structure similar to Debian. The 32-bit compatible libraries are located under {{ic|/usr/lib32/}}, and the native 64-bit libraries under {{ic|/usr/lib/}}.
  
 
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You will then need to update the package list by running {{ic|pacman}} with the {{ic|-Syyu}} switch.
 
You will then need to update the package list by running {{ic|pacman}} with the {{ic|-Syyu}} switch.
 
== Directory structure ==
 
 
A 64-bit installation of Arch Linux with ''multilib'' enabled follows a directory structure similar to Debian. The 32-bit compatible libraries are located under {{ic|/usr/lib32/}}, and the native 64-bit libraries under {{ic|/usr/lib/}}.
 
  
 
== Disabling ==
 
== Disabling ==

Revision as of 04:25, 7 December 2013

Enabling the multilib repository allows the user to run and build 32-bit applications on 64-bit installations of Arch Linux. multilib creates a directory containing 32-bit instruction set libraries inside /usr/lib32/, which 32-bit binary applications may need when executed.

Directory structure

A 64-bit installation of Arch Linux with multilib enabled follows a directory structure similar to Debian. The 32-bit compatible libraries are located under /usr/lib32/, and the native 64-bit libraries under /usr/lib/.

Enabling

To use the multilib repository, uncomment the [multilib] section in /etc/pacman.conf:

[multilib]
Include = /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist

You will then need to update the package list by running pacman with the -Syyu switch.

Disabling

To revert to a pure 64-bit system, uninstalling multilib:

Execute the following command to remove all packages that were installed from multilib:

# pacman -R `LANG=C pacman -Sl multilib | grep installed | cut -d ' ' -f 2`

If you have conflicts with gcc-libs reinstall the 64-bit versions and try the previous command again:

# pacman -S gcc-libs base-devel

Comment out the [multilib] section in /etc/pacman.conf:

#[multilib]
#Include = /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist

Update your package list by running pacman with the -Syy switch.

See also