Re: please register as arch-specific
Philipp Kern, le Sun 23 Jan 2011 20:44:19 +0100, a écrit :
> On Sun, Jan 23, 2011 at 07:09:54PM +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > Marco d'Itri, le Sun 23 Jan 2011 18:59:12 +0100, a écrit :
> > > On Jan 23, Samuel Thibault <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > > Err, this is really not linux-only, there even used to be a freebsd
> > > > port, but apparently it didn't keep up to date.
> > > "used to be" is the key here, it was bitrotten years ago when I started
> > > maintaining ppp and has been removed from the tree a couple of years
> > > ago.
> > That still doesn't make ppp a linux-specific package. If some people
> > want to port it to another kernel, they'll have to request changing
> > the "Architecture:" again, while AIUI, leaving it as "any" for now
> > doesn't bring bad effect except the red word "failed" written on
> > buildd.debian.org only.
> Well, for the current codebase linux-any would be correct. So the only
> question is if this removed it from the radar of porters.
I believe it would. kfreebsd doesn't have so many "failed" packages
left, so it's rather asking for things to fix rather than hiding them.