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Re: [opensuse] 32bit packages for x86_64
  • From: Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2006 21:41:16 +0100 (MET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0612212137470.10411@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

On Dec 21 2006 21:36, Marcus Meissner wrote:
>On Thu, Dec 21, 2006 at 09:27:31PM +0100, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
>>
>> how does Novell/SUSE create packages like libpng-32bit? `rpm -qi` says
>> "Source RPM: libpng-1.2.8-19.5.src.rpm", but its specfile does not
>> mention "32bit" anywhere. Where is the magic located?
>
>In our buildsystem, and is called baselibs.
>Originally we used a baselibs RPM built in the 32bit environment which
>creates the -32bit sub RPMs.
>
>Now (since 10.1/SLES10) our RPM build process does this during the build
>of the regular 32bit RPM.
>It is controlled by a baselibs configuration file on what RPMs are handled
>this way and what is packed.

So long story short: what is required to rebuild an arbitrary package so that
it is marked with '32bit' in its name and only includes <files I want>?
My build system account has not been activated yet so I can't have a look
if there was something hint-ful there.


-`J'
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