On Mon, 25 Jan 1999, Houten K.H.C. van (Karel) wrote:
> You are absolutely correct, but all the nice rpm's at cobaltmicro
> are mips instead of mipsel. I added this to my rpm to make it easy
> to install these packages. I hope mips.rpm will die out soon!
This is something that's annoyed me for quite some time. At one point I
tried to convince some folks at Cobalt Micro to rebuild their packages as
Red Hat's final word was mipseb/mipsel should stick. I guess they made a
point of ignoring me on it.
mipsel really is the way to go. Anyone who packages as mips is making a
mistake. It's especially bad if they're releasing an entirely mislabeled
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