Re: question on hurd-i386 Debian architecture
Pjotr Kourzanov <email@example.com> writes:
> Riku Voipio wrote:
>>On Sun, Mar 12, 2006 at 03:49:01PM +0100, Peter Kourzanov wrote:
>>> Can anyone please explain why this architecture is named hurd-i386
>>> rather that i386-hurd?
>>because dpkg-architecture has a line like this:
>> return "$os-$cpu";
>>older dpkg (of sarge age) was more flexible, so likely the
>>hurd naming decission was not done because of dpkg-architecture,
>>but rather the other way around.
> That's weird, naming a architecure because of a seemingly random
> choice made in a script. But OK, that's fair enough...
> I am adding some additional archs to my local installation like i386-uclibc,
> which makes hurd-i386 an exception to the rule of having the CPU arch first
> and the OS name the next.
Which is linux-i386-uclibc. Fits perfectly with os-arch.
You could argue to use the gnu tripplet style though: arch-os-libc.