[arch-dev-public] Architecture Independent Packages

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Tue Sep 25 15:49:13 EDT 2007

On 9/25/07, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 9/25/07, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 9/25/07, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Wait, now that I'm thinking, it might exist in the PKGINFO but pacman
> > > never explicitly checks it...
> >
> > Yeah, I don't know if we ever do a "pkg arch == running arch" check.
> > The only time it'd matter is with the filename.
> Worth reviving? It was on the back-burner but it is something that has
> bugged me. If we do this, we could easily do some stuff for
> arch-generic packages around the same time.
> http://code.toofishes.net/gitweb.cgi?p=pacman.git;a=commitdiff;h=a384a2feb2e55e97e979ef30cff6905561905739

Ok, yeah let's revive this, BUT, lets get at least a majority opinion
on arch independent repos, before we attack this.

Can I get a simple +1/-1 for this, before Dan and I take it too far?


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