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Re: The world's worst RPM

Subject: Re: The world's worst RPM
From: Thomas Bogendoerfer <>
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 1998 21:58:47 +0100
In-reply-to: <>; from Alan Cox on Wed, Jan 14, 1998 at 03:07:27PM +0000
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On Wed, Jan 14, 1998 at 03:07:27PM +0000, Alan Cox wrote:
> > Have you taken care of the fact that ncompress makes assumptions about
> > the byteorder of the machine it's running on?  For MIPS it's broken, but
> > I don't remember if it was on big or little endian ...
> Its passed in the spec file. I've even port mipsel in as well for you ;)

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 ?


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