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Re: [opensuse-factory] noarch subpackages
  • From: Basil Chupin <blchupin@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 07 Sep 2009 21:52:28 +1000
  • Message-id: <4AA4F3FC.3050306@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Stephan Kulow wrote:
Am Montag 07 September 2009 schrieb Andreas Jaeger:

On Monday 07 September 2009 11:35:01 Stephan Kulow wrote:

Am Freitag 04 September 2009 schrieb Pavol Rusnak:

Hi all!

As I posted on the packaging ML[1] the new RPM 4.7.1 in Factory allows
us to create a noarch subpackages. We might save significant space on
BiArch DVDs and mirrors if we mark all the *-doc, *-devel-doc,
*-branding-* and similar subpackages that are arch because of the main
package. I don't have even a rough estimate, but I can hack a script
that will check the filelists of the subpackages if they could be
marked as noarch. What do you think?

It will be a nice addition to 11.3, I'm sure.

So, you're rejecting this for 11.2? Could you give some more details about
your reasons, please? Do you fear that the Build Service cannot handle

Can you give some more details about your reasons why you think it's
not to fix bugs but change things because you can?

Greetings, Stephan

Aaah! So now we really know who is running openSUSE. No longer the
sensible Andreas but Kulow.


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