[csw-maintainers] Simplify OpenCSW bootstrapping on a server

Peter Bonivart bonivart at opencsw.org
Wed Sep 22 13:51:28 CEST 2010

On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 10:57 AM, James Lee <james at opencsw.org> wrote:
> On 21/09/10, 21:02:35, Philip Brown <phil at bolthole.com> wrote regarding Re:
> [csw-maintainers] Easify OpenCSW bootstrapping on a server:
>> 2: this was already fully discussed and debated on the list a year or
>> three ago, and the issue was settled, by general consensus of the
>> maintainers: "ARCH=all" means "no binaries". You already know this,
>> since you were "there"  :), and also you mentioned you have recently
>> reviewed the archives.
> Pardon me for not recalling the thread but "ARCH=all" means what it
> says and not "binaries=none", just as ARCH=i386 does not mean it
> contains only i386 files and no amd64.  Provided that a package
> works correctly on all architectures (through some mechanism like
> iaexec) then it's suitable for all architectures (or those stated).

Support from James! I'm honored. :-)


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