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Re: Dpkg's architecture


On Sat, Nov 11, 2000 at 09:54:28PM +0200, Juho Östman wrote:
> Why does dpkg use gcc to obtain the system architecture?

I think the most obvios reason is that dpkg does not require gcc
to be installed to work.

There were more reasons discussed here some time ago, which I did
not follow closely. Just look at the mailinglist archive.

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