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Bug#172332: dpkg-dev: dpkg-architecture should have a field for the kernel architecture

> On the HPPA architecture all the data that dpkg-architecture returns refers to
> "hppa" and makes no reference to "parisc" (as used in the kernel source).
> This makes it very inconveniant when searching for a reference to the
> architecture in a kernel patch (I currently use "sed -e s/hppa/parisc/").

Do you mean only for Linux, or for all kernels?

Robert Millan

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