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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] x32 fun pants
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2011 17:32:35
Message-Id: 201109161332.01947.vapier@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] x32 fun pants by Markos Chandras
On Friday, September 16, 2011 11:06:25 Markos Chandras wrote:
> On 09/16/11 10:58, Stratos Psomadakis wrote: > > On 09/16/2011 10:48 AM, Michał Górny wrote: > >> On Thu, 15 Sep 2011 16:35:55 -0400 Mike Frysinger wrote: > >>>> PS why not merge all x86 abis into one keyword? because > >>>> x86_32 x86_64 x86_x32 are only abis of x86. Also we dont have > >>>> different keywords for different mips abis (64bit and 32bit > >>>> ones) > >>> > >>> that'd be nice :) > >> > >> Seems even acceptable. Not sane but acceptable. People tend to > >> keyword packages both '~amd64 ~x86' testing them on amd64 only; > >> amd64 users tend to get sad when someone keyworded a package > >> '~x86' only. > >> > >> On the other hand, it'd be good to have ABI sub-keywords then. > >> Something like 'x86:x86 -*' if a package is actually x86-only. > > > > I guess there are only a few cases where a package should be > > keyworded for eg x86, but not for amd64, so these few cases can be > > handled by p.masks, right? > > > > So, we can have a single x86 keyword, and a single x86 'parent' > > profile, and subprofiles for x86(or x86_32), amd64, and x32. > > > > I guess it's not that simple, but I think that's how the mips > > profiles work? > > I am a bit confused by your proposal. Do you suggest to drop 'amd64' > and use x86(parent)/amd64(subprofile)(for x86_64) instead?
that would be ideal, and drop "amd64" in the process: x86/x86_64/ -mike

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Re: [gentoo-dev] x32 fun pants Markos Chandras <hwoarang@g.o>