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Re: The world's worst RPM

To: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Subject: Re: The world's worst RPM
From: Alex deVries <adevries@engsoc.carleton.ca>
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 1998 17:25:31 -0500 (EST)
Cc: Thomas Bogendoerfer <tsbogend@alpha.franken.de>, linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <m0xsb7r-0005FsC@lightning.swansea.linux.org.uk>
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
On Wed, 14 Jan 1998, Alan Cox wrote:
> > hmm, to do this with only one src.rpm, we need a little support from
> > rpm. At the moment mips is defined for mipsel and mipseb. I would suggest,
> > that for .spec execution mips is defined for bot mipsel and mipseb, because 
> > there are changes, which work for both and we only need to seperate changes 
> > like that needed by ncompress.  Comments ? Does anybody how to do this ?
> Just ask Erik Troan nicely 

He has already agreed to it, I just need to submit my patches to RPM that
do the detection of the byte order for setting the soft-coded default
architecture. It'll be done by the end of the week.

- Alex


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