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Re: Proposed patch: ppcdetect -> archdetect

On Tue, Oct 21, 2003 at 03:13:52PM +0200, Guido Guenther wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 21, 2003 at 12:53:35PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > Well, as opposed to -powerpc-smp. They come from the name of the two
> > config i build (powerpc and powerpc-smp), but also is a limitation of
> > kernel-package, who cannot dissociate the version of the kernel from the
> > name of the resulting package.
> I'm using:
>  make-kpkg --subarch $$i --append-to-version=-$$i kernel_image 
> in the kernel-patch-*-mips package. where $i would be s.th. like
>  chrp-rs6k or r4k-ip22 in the mips case.
> The resulting kernel image is then called vmlinux-r4k-ip22 so that you
> can easily install cpu optimized as well as 32/64 bit versions in
> parallel: vmlinux-r{4,5}k-ip22{,-64}. Naming all the images the same
> wouldn't allow for this.

Well, the names are powerpc and powerpc-smp.

The pmac/chrp/chrp-rs6k/prep variants are not different configuration
files, but different image formats built from the same configuration. In
fact they share the same modules (kernel-modules-2.4.22-powerpc and
-powerpc-smp) as well as udebs.


Sven Luther

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