Re: Bug#40356: dpkg: prints architecture "alphapca56" on "alpha"
On 29 Jun 1999, Falk Hueffner wrote:
> The problem IS in dpkg. I know many configure scripts recognize alpha
> as alphaevsomething, but that's another thing. But in my case, dpkg
> itself prints alphapca56. And there is no alphapca56 in the set of
> architectures for debian. If I tried to upload a package, it would be
> rejected. And I would *really* like to upload it.
Hmmm..that is odd. On 30 or so times running it on my alphapca56, it
still yields 'alpha'. I'll see if I can reproduce this here through a few
For confirmation, this is the same dpkg from master, correct? Also, slink
> It would be probably useful if it did give consistently alphapca56,
> but it sometimes gives plain alpha.
Yeah, that definitely is not good. Inconsistency is not a good thing :-(