[arch-dev-public] [signoff] pacman 3.4.0-2

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Tue Jun 22 11:33:17 EDT 2010

On Tue, 22 Jun 2010 17:21:32 +0200, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org>
> Am 22.06.2010 15:31, schrieb Allan McRae:
>> "Architecture = auto" causes issues on any system where the kernel is
>> not built for the same architecture as the packages (waves hand as
>> someone who cannot use it...).  "Architecture = none" causes no
>> restrictions on the system setup so is the default.
> 'Architecture = auto' is the common case, so it should be the default
> (and actually, the default configuration file contains it).
> 'Architecture = none' is a rare corner case that virtually nobody will
> need, so it should not be the default. Just my 2 cents on sane default
> values.

I agree with Thomas here; the common case should be the default; not the
rare corner case. At least on Arch you don't have mixed architectures

Pierre Schmitz, https://users.archlinux.de/~pierre

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