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Re: changing architecture from any to all

On Mon, Jan 17, 2005 at 10:07:25AM +0100, Frank Küster wrote:
> Jay Berkenbilt <ejb@ql.org> schrieb:
> > If one changes the architecture of a package from "any" to "all" but
> > makes no change to the package name, does this require any special
> > manual intervention, or would an upload that makes such a change go
> > through as quickly as a normal upload would go through?  Hypothetical
> > situation: a compiled executable gets replaced with a shell script.
> Not so hypothetical: I've done this with netenv, which compiled a small
> executable from C code just because the upstream author didn't know how
> to do bitwise calculations in bash; I replaced the calls to that execu-
> table by
>     let R1=$((~N1 & 255 | I1))
>     let R2=$((~N2 & 255 | I2))
> and similar, and *woosh* it was Architecture: all.

Skip the let, and *woosh*, it's even POSIX compliant shell script... =)

Regards: David
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