[aur-general] architecture independent packages
abhidg at gmail.com
Sun Mar 16 13:30:56 EDT 2008
On Sun, Mar 16, 2008 at 7:41 PM, Roman Kyrylych
<roman.kyrylych at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2008/3/16, Abhishek Dasgupta <abhidg at gmail.com>:
> > For an architecture independent package, is it sufficient to build the
> > package once,
> > rename it appropriately and upload?
> No, because there is arch = i686/x86_64 in .PKGINFO
> > Or should it be built on both 32 and 64 bit?
> No. :-)
> For example, you have i686 system:
> i686: makepkg (but do not use -c option)
> x86_64: CARCH=x86_64 makepkg -R
> Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)
I noticed a few packages in community which are architecture-independent
but the versions are different in 32 and 64 bit; so I could just
download the existing
package, modify the .PKGINFO and repackage it for 64bit w/o compiling, right?
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