[arch-dev-public] [signoff] linux-api-headers-

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Mon Jan 25 09:37:17 EST 2010

On Mon, Jan 25, 2010 at 1:46 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On 25/01/10 17:41, Jan de Groot wrote:
>> On Sun, 2010-01-24 at 12:13 +1000, Allan McRae wrote:
>>> linux-api-headers-
>>>   - rename kernel-headers - too similar to kernel26-headers (FS#17655)
>>>   - convert to arch=any  (built on x86_64, tested on i686)
>>>   - delete useless install files (FS#17641)
>>>   - bump to latest patch-set
>>> Diffing the package shows that updating the patch-set does not require a
>>> toolchain rebuild.
>> Works fine here, but one sidenote. These headers are
>> architecture-dependent. For i686/x86_64 there's no problem, as both
>> share the same architecture in the kernel tree, but installing this on
>> PPC will make compiling packages impossible.
> Good point.  I had thought about this and decided that they we architecture
> independent on the architectures we support so went with arch=any.  Should I
> revert that?

A comment in the PKGBUILD would probably be nice even if you don't
revert it alluding to the above. That way anyone trying to do some abs
cross-compile could at least have something to go off of. However,
with that logic, making it not arch-independent would help them even


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