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Re: HURD installation and checkout from gnu-19990104.tar.gz

On Sun, Mar 07, 1999 at 06:57:39PM -0500, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> Marcus suggestion sounds peachy to me.  I think we will need to split
> binary-all packages into two types.  There are really four types:
> really-all

Yes. docs etc.

> shareable across all archs but only for one OS

Yes, makedev for example.

> shareable across all OS's but only for on arch

We have yet to find an example for this, though.

> different on each arch/OS pair


Before people jump on this thread and start to discuss, go over to
debian-policy and read the thread "smarter way to differentiate architecture
needed" I started a while ago, where this is discussed among the Debian

As soon as I have a list of affected packages, Guy Major will start to
implement this feature (if the list is big enough). For future grow, I will
try to convince Guy that we need it.

debian-policy is available through the normal debian archives on the web.
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