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Re: Architecture

Hi Robert!

> > For instance, I have a package that can only build on the following
> > architectures:
> > 
> > i386 alpha arm powerpc sparc mips mipsel
> #104688 states that hppa has failed. How do you know that sh can't
> build it, though? Or hurd-386[1]? Or an architecture that is not even
> known yet?

No, in this case listing the architectures is indeed the right way. The
package in question is a C library which at the moment only supports the
mentioned platforms. I'd have to write quite a bit of code to actually get
it to support different platforms as well.



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