[aur-general] AUR Best Practice for New Package Upload

Giovanni Santini giovannisantini93 at yahoo.it
Wed Sep 24 06:38:55 UTC 2014

Also, it can be used for packages which uses python or similar; python has to be 32bit or 64bit, apps written in python has not.
In general, packages with an interpreter or a VM needs no architecture specific package, as its dependency is the interpeter/VM, which is arch dependant.

> Il 24/set/2014 06:50 Ralf Mardorf <info.mardorf at rocketmail.com> ha scritto:
> >
> > On Wed, 2014-09-24 at 09:28 +0800, Fernando Gilberto Pereira da Silva 
> > wrote: 
> > > Since 'any' is the architecture of the package, why isn't there a 
> > > folder called 'any' in the repo? I can see only 'i686' and 'x86_64' in 
> > > repo 'core', 'extra' and 'community', and all of the 
> > > 'any'-architecture packages are put into both 'i686' and 'x86_64' 
> > > folders. 
> >
> > People might use 32-bit architecture or 64-bit architecture, there isn't 
> > an "any" architecture. The "any" only refers to the content of a 
> > package. The content isn't compiled to work on 32-bit or 64-bit 
> > architecture, e.g. a dash script, so it can be used on both 
> > architectures, ergo a package that can be used for "any" architecture, 
> > needs to be put to the 32-bit and to the 64-bit architecture repository. 
> > A repository for "any" doesn't make sense. 

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