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Re: The world's worst RPM

To: tsbogend@alpha.franken.de
Subject: Re: The world's worst RPM
From: Miguel de Icaza <miguel@nuclecu.unam.mx>
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 1998 17:59:27 -0600
Cc: linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <19980114215847.36294@alpha.franken.de> (message from Thomas Bogendoerfer on Wed, 14 Jan 1998 21:58:47 +0100)
Sender: owner-linux@cthulhu.engr.sgi.com
> 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 ?

The code should be fixed to autoconfigure itself by using the
__LITTLE_ENDIAN and __BIG_ENDIAN macros that are defined somewhere in
/usr/include.  And ship the patch with this.

Miguel. 

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