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Re: new port

On Tue, Aug 21, 2001 at 03:32:07PM +0200, A Mennucc1 wrote:
> > > 1) I need to patch dpkg to add the new port, and before that 
> > >  I need consensus at least on the name 'Debian GNU/win' that I propose
> > 
> > I don't see why you need to have a consensus on the name for that. In
> > fact I already removed all mentions of Linux from the dpkg source since
> > it is not Linux-specific.
> the problem is that  I need 'dpkg -print-architecture' to work,
> and that must be hardcoded in dpkg  (right?)
> So I want some consensus before I ask the mantainer of dpkg 
> (Wichert Akkerman) to do that

--print-architecture is obsolete, but of course you need an architecture
name.  But you can start with your own patched dpkg until it is added
officially.  The file is "archtable" in dpkg source.
You also need to change scripts/dpkg-architecture.pl


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