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Re: rpm packages

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Subject: Re: rpm packages
From: Greg <damin@cleveland.lug.net>
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 1999 18:31:44 -0500 (EST)
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.96.990112003458.23263A-100000@lager.engsoc.carleton.ca>
On Tue, 12 Jan 1999, Alex deVries wrote:

> On Mon, 11 Jan 1999, Thomas Riemer wrote:
> > Here's a basic question... for the decstation 2100 - is the 
> > architecture "mipsel" or "mips"?  rpm complains when that I 
> > don't have the right architecture when 
> > 
> > I would guess "mipsel"... but if so, then maybe there's some work 
> > to do...
> 
> It should definitely be mipsel, and I'd suggest you start with the latest
> version of rpm.  This has changed a bit recently.

I'm not sure about cross platform ability, but we have an archive of
RedHat 5.2 RPMS that were built on a Coablt Qube. I'd be interested in
seeing if the RPMS actually work on anything OTHER than a Qube.

Check ftp://intel.cleveland.lug.net/pub/mipsel to give them a whirl.

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