[aur-general] AUR and unsuported architectures

Rashif Ray Rahman schiv at archlinux.org
Sat Jun 2 01:19:45 EDT 2012

On 2 June 2012 11:21, Connor Behan <connor.behan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 01/06/12 08:17 PM, Hugo Osvaldo Barrera wrote:
>> Given that this question ("is arm/ppc allowed in AUR?") has had a bit
>> of mixed responses, can I expect a bit more of discussion on this, or
>> should I consider the "no" final? Thanks,
> I wouldn't consider the "no" final. If you put a PKGBUILD in the AUR
> that says arch=('i686', 'x86_64' 'arm' 'ppc') and someone requests that
> it be deleted for that reason, I'm not going to delete it.

Look at it this way: why the hell should it matter to me if I'm not an
'arm' or 'ppc' user? The build would go just fine, and if I never look
at the PKGBUILD, then nothing is different to me. So in the end,
there's nothing wrong with that if the same PKGBUILD can be used
across platforms.


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