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