Subject: Re: distinfo files for multiple architectures
To: None <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/08/2001 17:37:40
On Tue, 8 May 2001 wrote:

> > > the killer was the different patches needed....  i'm open to suggestions.
> >
> > 	Hmm - are the patches incompatible, or are the scripts to patch
> > 	just in a different location?
> >
> > 	If the latter, have a pre-patch phase the creates a symlink to
> > 	the file to patch...
> there is a "solaris" subdir in one distfile and "linuxx" in the other, so
> the file to be patched doesn't even exist on one arch or the other.

	My thought was if they were the same file but in different places
	then you could symlink to the appropriate one in a pre-patch.
	I agree not the most elegant approach :)

		David/absolute		-- No hype required --