Re: zlib and biarch/triarch
On Tue, May 22, 2012 at 05:06:25PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> Of course, all of these packages appear to be specific to amd64, so I don't
> know why Mark would be adding new biarch packages for s390. You should
> probably ask him.
Ask the s390x folks, they asked for them. Though what on earth inspired
them to name the new architecture such that the old architecture name is
a substring of the new name is beyond me... As far as I can tell nobody
is really using the biarch packages on most architectures, it's a check
box feature for the architectures - a couple use them to build some of
the bootloaders but not many.
Aside from this sillyness with the s390x architecture name they're
generally zero effort so it's not a big deal.