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Re: Dedup x86/x86_64 --> noarch
- From: Andrew Schulman <schulman dot andrew at epa dot gov>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 10 May 2016 02:20:21 -0400
- Subject: Re: Dedup x86/x86_64 --> noarch
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> Andrew Schulman writes:
> > I feel as though I've once again missed some important discussion about package
> > maintenance. Your question implies that we can now upload packages with arch
> > "noarch". Is that true?
> Meanwhile it has become true, although Jon and Yaakov are still in the
> early stages of adding support for that. But my posting really was
> meant as a demonstration that there are substantial gains to be had from
> going to this layout and that therefore it'd be worthwile adding
> official support for it.
> > I remember a discussion of this question a year or two ago, where IIRC the
> > result was that we wouldn't have any "noarch" packages. Did that change? If
> > so, I seem to have missed the discussion here. It should be worth a "HEADSUP".
> Yes, this needs to be announced soonish (Yaakov?) as otherwise some
> folks will be a bit surprised to see their mirror scripts not working
> > If this is what's happened, we need to update https://cygwin.com/setup.html with
> > the new information (the page is overdue for an overhaul anyway). In particular
> > I wonder if cygport is ready to handle the change.
> AFAIK, not quite yet.