On Monday, 12 March 2018 15:29:28 GMT Nils Freydank wrote:
> Hi,
> Am Montag, 12. März 2018, 13:54:18 CET schrieb siefke_lis...@web.de:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I have a short question. Is it true that Brother Printer Drivers need
> > a multilib System?
> unfortunately yes. Maybe specific drivers will work with no-multilib, but
> most ones will compile and install and then silently fail due to some
> missing 32bit userspace libs they need etc.
> > https://github.com/stefan-langenmaier/brother-overlay
> > 
> > I found this overlay and it seem so that gcc without multilib not work.
> > 
> > Is there a way to build the printer system as 32 bit, or does the whole
> > system have to be built accordingly?
> You can try to setup a chroot or container (e.g. with LXC/LXD or systemd-
> nspawn) for it, but I these would contain a small 32bit system, too.
> > Thank you & Nice Day
> > Silvio
> I hope I could help a bit,
> Nils

I can confirm this.  When I tried to install net-print/brother-hl3140cw-bin 
from the brother overlay on a amd64 no-multilib system it failed.

I have not tried to install the same driver on a 32bit system, but could give 
it a go one of these days if it helps.


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