Re: How to specify architectures *not* to be built?
At 21:34 +0200 8/11/02, Russell Coker wrote:
>On Sun, 11 Aug 2002 21:16, Geert Stappers wrote:
>> >So you think I should keep my selinux packages as architecture any, even
>> >though they will never run on on HURD or BSD?
>> >What about the Trusted BSD support packages? If Trusted BSD gets support
>> > on multiple BSD architectures then should it be listed as architecture
>> > any even though it will never compile on Linux?
>> Hi Russell,
>> To answer your question the rude way: YES!
>> We are talking in 'email@example.com'.
>> When some smartie reports here
>> "My package doesn't build on arch foo,
>> I want to do an exclude of arch foo",
>> then the answer shouldn't be
>> "just list the supported archs"
>Please read my messages before replying. I am not talking about packages
>that just happen to not compile, I am talking about packages that are
>specifically designed for certain platforms only.
Okay, that makes sence.
"specifically designed for certain platforms only" are the missing words.
At 16:08 +0200 8/9/02, Andreas Rottmann wrote:
>I have one package (radvd) that builds only on Linux (and the *BSDs),
>but not on the Hurd. How dow I specify that arch requirement in the
>control file? Policy D 2.3 seems to indicate I can only sepcify a list
>of supported archs, which is not what i want. I would like something like
>is this possible?
Even if you have a good reason to exclude architectures,
please don't exclude them.