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Re: d-i - subarchitecture stuff

On Thu, Oct 02, 2003 at 06:42:28PM +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 02, 2003 at 04:21:56PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > Ok, let's do it that way then. 
> > 
> > Bastian, how will you handle that ? Will libdi be able to understand
> > that powerpc_powermac is both of powerpc_powermac_oldworld and
> > powerpc_powermac_newworld, or something similar ? 
> that it much more difficult then just make a string compare over the
> complete string.
> also this will make it impossible to specify powerpc_chrp without moving
> in powerpc_chrp_rs6k.

So, if we go for the shorted case, i would choose :

oldpmac, newpmac, prep, chrp, pegasos, chrp-rs6k (or rs6k ?) and apus.

BTW, do we plan on supporting things like mbx or other kind of embedded
powerpc subarches ?


Sven Luther

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