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Re: Exclude some architectures from an architecture-independent package ?




On Thu, May 30, 2019 at 01:14:10PM +0200, Raphaël Halimi wrote:
>...
> Well, that's what I thought to do at the beginning, but the docs say
> that binary package duplication is a bad thing, and I didn't know if
> four copies of a 13 KB package (so a waste of 49 KB per mirror, which
> would seem negligible unless you're a purist) was an "acceptable"
> exception, hence my asking here for advice.
>...

Which docs exactly?

Developer manpower is scarce and mirror space is no longer a problem
in practice, so I wouldn't waste time worrying about mirror space.

And definitely not for such tiny files, the largest files on the
mirrors are > 1 GB.

> Regards,

cu
Adrian

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