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Re: seti & boinc for alpha

On Mon, 2005-11-14 at 23:12 +0100, Adrian Zaugg wrote:
> Dear List
> Frank S. Thomas instructed me how to compile his boinc client. He is the
> maintainer of boinc-client. There is now a binary package for alpha
> available from
>    deb     http://pkg-boinc.alioth.debian.org/debian sarge main
>    deb-src http://pkg-boinc.alioth.debian.org/debian sarge main
> and documentation can be found at
>    http://wiki.debian.org/BOINC
> I just got aware I compiled the package with -mcpu=ev56 which may mean
> those binaries do not run on an alpha < 21164? If this is the case I
> wonder how to use the debian package system to let it provide packages
> for different cpu subarchs. Could somebody please explain this to me?

Libraries that require specific instruction sets in the x86 world (like
atlas2 optimised variants) just provide multiple packages with the ISA
extension in the package name.

Perhaps you could make ev45, ev56, ev67, ev68 etc as needed?


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