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Re: Bug#560088: ITP: python-portio -- low level port I/O for Linux

On Tue, Dec 08, 2009 at 08:23:15PM +0000, Dmitrijs Ledkovs wrote:
> * Package name    : python-portio
>   Version         : 0.4
>   Upstream Author : Fabrizio Pollastri <f.pollastri@inrim.it>
> * URL             : http://portio.inrim.it/
> * License         : GPL-3+
>   Programming Lang: Python, C
>   Description     : low level port I/O for Linux
> Wrapper for the port I/O macros like outb, inb and other provided by the C
> library on Linux x86 platforms.

Honestly, this doesn't sound like something that should be encouraged.
inb and outb are the source of much incompatibility between
architectures, and any package depending on this one will be (likely
permanently) stuck to i386.

Is there something that you want to package that depends on this?

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