[pacman-dev] x86-64 builds?

Dan McGee dpmcgee at gmail.com
Sun Feb 11 20:06:30 EST 2007

On 2/11/07, Andreas Radke <a.radke at arcor.de> wrote:
> I'm reading here but don't have much time for playing with it these
> days. Tell me when the true testing begins so I can switch over using
> it for daily pkg building.
> Two small questions:
> 1) Do you recommend or is it required to mark the arch with "" around
> as Jan is adding it always - arch=("i686") or simply arch=(i686)?

Either works, first of all. But in our documentation we are trying to
be pretty consistent with saying arch=('i686').

> 2) Will we get an option to makepkg.conf to set the desired compression
> gz/bz2 (+ compression level?). I still think it would make sense to use
> bzip though it eats more cpu time.

With 3.0, not yet. However, this is quite doable, and it is probably
worth implementing even if we don't switch the default.


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