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Re: Naming a 32-bit/64-bit specific Java package

"Shaun Jackman" <sjackman@gmail.com> writes:

> Although SWT uses Java, it is not entirely platform independent. It
> requires one jar for 32-bit architectures and one jar for 64-bit
> architectures. I could change libswt-gtk-3.2-java to be an
> Architecture: any package -- it's currently an all package and does
> not support 32-bit architectures -- but this seems like overkill to
> me. I'm more inclined to release one Arch:all package for the 32-bit
> architectures and one Arch:all package for the 64-bit architectures. A
> meta-package would provide the correct dependency for a given
> architecture. So, my question, what to name the 32-bit package, the
> 64-bit package, and the meta-package? At the moment, I think I'm
> leaning towards...
> libswt-gtk-3.2-java32
> libswt-gtk-3.2-java64
> libswt-gtk-3.2-java
> Any other suggestions, or completely different approaches?
> Thanks,
> Shaun

Don't forget that you have 32bit and 64bit needs on amd64. So both
packages should be installable.


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