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Re: binary-alpha and binary-sparc directories

Michael K. Johnson writes ("Re: binary-alpha and binary-sparc directories "):
> Ian Murdock writes:
> [...] ther have to have separate Incoming directories for all
> >supported architectures, or we'll have to have a naming scheme for all
> >Incoming binary packages (prepending a dash and the architecture name,
> >for example) that can be easily resolved before the packages are moved.
> Consider the case of independently-distributed .deb files.  You
> don't want to make people put them into different directories if
> they support multiple architectures.  I strongly suggest that
> putting the arch into the name will be a lot of help in the long
> term.

Why can't people who want to put multiple .deb files for different
architectures in the same directory rename the files ?


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