RFC: Policy for arch specs
As I'm working on a new Policy I'm handling the request to include a
policy for "correct architecture spec strings". However, I've discovered
_several_ threads here on debian-devel without any (obvious) results.
Is it correct, that we are currently working on ports to the following
platforms (the abbrevs should be the ones that dpkg is using in the file
Are these correct (i.e. not ppc) and is this list complete?
Next step: GNU's "configure" utility. I thought that we had agreed on
(and similar for the other architectures), but then I had just discovered
that GCC uses
(first it says "i486" instead of "i386", second it ommits the "unknown").
(The reason we didn't choose
is that we wanted our utilities to be compatible with other
Any comments, please.
-- Christian Schwarz
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