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Re: Renesas SH4 support in emdebian

Neil Williams <codehelp@debian.org> writes:

> I can find some packages at:
> http://ftp.ch.debian.org/debian-ports/
> Unfortunately, that mirror uses what appears to be a non-standard
> filesystem for the archive itself. Instead of pool/ containing files of
> all architectures, it is split into pool-sh4/ and many others. There are
> various areas where '/pool/' is assumed and hard-coded in various
> scripts and programs that handle genuine Debian package archives. (I'm
> not just talking about apt, this is more about packages like reprepro
> which need to be able to retrieve the packages themselves.)

If they don't grog what the Packages file says then they are extremly
buggy. I don't belive reprepro cares one bit where the deb is located
upstream as it only needs to follow the Filename entry in Packages.


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