[pacman-dev] [PATCH 03/11] makepkg: do not attempt to strip arch agnostic packages

Andres P aepd87 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 17 10:55:10 EDT 2010

On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 9:56 AM, Dan McGee <dpmcgee at gmail.com> wrote:
> This is one of those "seems like a good idea but why" patches. Yes,
> we'll save milliseconds in building a package, but what if someone has
> a legit reason for putting libraries or binaries in an 'any' package?
> I'm going to -1 this one.
But "any" means that there's no arch dependant code in the package?

strip(1) can't take the debug symbols out of a .py last time I checked.

Seems like there's no organization. :/

Even namcap should throw an error if it finds an elf in an "-any" package.

To think I was going to propose /libexec

Andres P

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