Re: Exclude some architectures from an architecture-independent package ?
- Date: Thu, 30 May 2019 10:14:04 +0800
- From: Paul Wise <pabs@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Exclude some architectures from an architecture-independent package ?
On Wed, May 29, 2019 at 8:46 PM Raphaël Halimi wrote:
> What would be the "cleanest" solution according to you ?
The cleanest solution would be to get this code into Linux mainline.
Some discussion of workarounds:
dak needs a way to restrict the availability of arch:all packages to
certain architecture's Packages files. This would also be useful for
interpreted code that only has support for certain kernel interfaces
that aren't available on non-Linux kernels.
For example for iotop I went with an arch:linux-any package instead of
arch:all, the package is fairly small so the duplication isn't a big
Personally I think you should hardcode the ACPI architectures and
accept the minor duplication.