Re: Questian about Architecture
On Thu, Sep 12, 2002 at 01:29:15PM +0100, Marco Kuhlmann wrote:
> * Geert Stappers <Geert.Stappers@xs4all.nl> (2002-09-12 13:48:43 +0200):
> > Could you tell us why you want prevent free software being
> > ported to certain architectures?
Some software cannot be easily ported to any architectures.
E.g. openmosix (which is a special flavor of kernel and
a group of userland programs) can run on i386 only (this is true
for the openmosix kernel).
> Sorry, perhaps I should reformulate my question: How do I tell
> porters not to try to build a certain package? (For example,
> when the package does not support 64bit architectures.)
You can only list supported architectures instead of 'any'.
Francesco P. Lovergine