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Re: additions to dpkg-architecture

On Tue, Jun 27, 2006 at 02:21:13PM +0200, Alexander Shishkin wrote:
> On 6/23/06, Volker Grabsch <vog@notjusthosting.com> wrote:
> >For instance, some programs with lots of calculations (e.g. mplayer)
> >are compiled with different processor optimizations (e.g. mplayer-i586).
> >Such packages are created by very redundant entries in debian/rules.
> >Exactly such redundancy is removed by dpkg-cross.
> mplayer is not in debian, so that doesn't make a good example.

Just for the record, I had a problem with openssh having been compiled
for generic SPARC and running painfully slowly on SPARC v8 systems.
Rebuilding with v8 enabled helped dramatically (virtually instant
connection instead of 10+ seconds depending on the CPU model, measured
with a wrist watch).

With kind regards,

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