Subject: Re: 2006Q3 bulk-built packages for 3.1_STABLE
To: Havard Eidnes <he@NetBSD.org>
From: Michael Lorenz <email@example.com>
Date: 01/06/2007 14:34:37
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On Jan 6, 2007, at 14:03, Havard Eidnes wrote:
> The bulk build framework ends up calling the directory for the
> packages for "powerpc", and I'm inclined to call the directory on
> the ftp server the same.
> Does anyone know of a good reason why I should not do that, and
> should instead use "macppc", since that's the architecture the
> packages were built on?
We already share a few install sets across all powerpc ports so that
shouldn't be a problem.
> Anyone know if there exists architecture-specific packages in pkgsrc?
There are, for instance pkgsrc/sysutils/afbinit is strictly sparc(64).
And all Xservers are hardware-specific to some degree ( they differ in
details like the exact method to access PCI I/O space ) but that's
probably not much of a concern on macppc.
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