Re: Non-Intel package uploads by maintainer
On Sat, Aug 31, 2002 at 03:09:52PM -0400, Dale Scheetz wrote:
> Since I have access to both Intel and Sparc hardware, it would be possible
> for me to upload both the i386 version and the Sparc version of the binary
> packages when I build a new release.
Several people do this. It's not exactly common, but it's been done.
> Is there any reason not to do this? It seems that it might speed up the
> autobuild process, specially when it is a library like libgmp3 which other
> packages depend upon for their builds...
I don't believe the buildds would care either way...
> The only problem I can see is in the construction of the dsc file. I get
> one built on the Intel and another one built on the Sparc. Must I do two
> uploads or is there a way to merge the two dsc files?
It just takes a bit of manual hackery, and then update the GPG signature.
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