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Re: architecture-independent binary packages

On Wed, Aug 03, 2011 at 12:44:07PM -0500, Larson, Timothy E. wrote:
> > Does pkgsrc have a notion of binary packages that are not specific to a
> > particular architecture?
> > If I have a packages only consisting of shell/perl scripts, share data
> > etc., must I build separate binaries for different architectures?
> Font packages come to mind here, also.

Beware that some font formats are endian-dependent, with at least a slowdown
when faced with the wrong endianess.

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