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Re: architecture in script

On Sun, Aug 18, 2002 at 07:10:54PM -0700, Ian Zimmerman wrote:
> Hmmm.  My package has actually been Architecture: any from the start.
> Why'd you guys assume otherwise?

Because it's surprising to ship files that are only needed on some
architectures and not to use the normal mechanisms for handling things
that vary between architectures unless you're Architecture: all.

> I have already changed it to do what Colin suggested, but I am curious
> what would be so terribly wrong about shipping all the files for all
> architectures (they are quite small, and useful as examples).

Ship 'em in /usr/share/doc/<package>/examples then? That's fine, just
keep the configuration file handling as simple as you can.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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