[aur-general] [PATCH] initial support for any architecture.

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Mon Mar 23 15:27:57 EDT 2009

On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 11:25 PM, Abhishek Dasgupta <abhidg at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/3/21 Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com>:
>> Thanks! Patches pulled into my any-arch branch.
>> I think we're good to merge them into master and push them live... do
>> you see any other issues?
>> Once this is live, I'll updated devtools to support the any arch as well.
> There should not be any problems since the changes are backward
> compatible (except db-update, of course). I didn't understand what the
> purpose of setting CARCH in db-move and db-remove is; when we
> use any packages, then CARCH becomes 'any' which isn't really valid.

I don't know either. I think it was a safety net... or maybe it was in
there for a reason once and isn't anymore. It could probably be

> Also calling db-remove archindeppkg repo i686 (or x86_64) will remove
> the arch independent package only from that particular architecture. I
> don't know whether this should be a bug or a feature :)

That sounds fine to me. It's always possible we have edge cases like this.

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