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Re: What architecture are we?

> > It seems that some packages use the architecture "i386-linux" while others
> > use "i486-linux".  Can we have a policy on this?  Perl just switched from
> > one to another and is breaking things.
> This is very definitely a bug, probably in the perl package and not in
> some tool used to build it. Please file it now.
> The architecture of your platform is the one returned by
>         dpkg --print-architecture
> If this is not sufficiently documented in the DPKG Programmer's Manual
> or the Debian Policy Manual, we need to add text.

Apparently it is not.

# dpkg --print-architecture

# find / -xdev -type d -name "i386-*" -print

# find / -xdev -type d -name "i486-*" -print

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