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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Re: [opensuse-packaging] distro independant rpms and debs for distro independant data?
2011/4/7 Rémy Garrigue <remy.garrigue@xxxxxxxxx>:

Adding BuilArch: noarch will just get him a RPM enabled for i586 and x86_64
etc, but still for the same repository.

Bumping a really old thread here, but again I'm noticing some
inefficiency in OBS.
If both x86_64 and i586 are enabled for a noarch package, it's built
twice, but only one rpm is created.

Question: is it safe for me to disable one of the archs and thus save
some redundant work for OBS? (I imagine it is)
Question: wouldn't it be great if OBS did that "optimization"
automatically? (after all, if only one RPM is published, what's the
point of building twice?)

For cross-distro, what I'm personnaly doing is enabling a repository for
each distro I'm interested in (Fedora_14, openSUSE_11.3, openSUSE_11.4,
etc.). OBS will publish the resulting rpm in a distro-specific repo, like
this for example:
If that's just data, there should be no complication for your stuff to
package for each distributions.

Good luck,

Le 07/04/2011 10:02, Marcus Meissner a écrit :

On Thu, Apr 07, 2011 at 12:32:08AM +0200, Claudio Freire wrote:

On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 12:12 AM, Paul Elliott
<pelliott@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>  wrote:

First I will do the library. But then there is the data. The data is
about 60
files not all of which will be wanted by all people. There may be ways
grouping but I am not sure. Perhaps one rpm per file. The Web page says:

For this extended timespan the ephemeris requires 32 Mbytes of

My question is this is there a lowest common denominator rpm format that
represent pure data (and a few text licensing files) and be understood
by all
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