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From: Nirbheek Chauhan <nirbheek@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: [RFC] Improve policy of stabilizations
Date: Fri, 6 Nov 2009 22:38:00 +0530
On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 10:36 PM, Nirbheek Chauhan <nirbheek@g.o> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 8:15 PM, Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o> wrote:
>> Sounds like we could benefit from the "noarch" approach known in the RPM
>> world, such that all these packages can also be immediately keyworded
>> and stabilised for all arches.  Would greatly simplify things for a
>> great deal of packages, maybe?
>>
>
> This is a good idea; themes, wallpapers, fonts, game-data (stuff that
> mostly installs into /usr/share) could easily fall in this category. A
> lot of python modules are arch-independant as well (upstream has been
> thinking of splitting the install structure to put such things in
> /usr/share/python2.6/<etc>).
>

One exception: we cannot be sure such things will install/work on
x86-fbsd and prefix archs since the differences are more than just
"architecture".

-- 
~Nirbheek Chauhan

Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team


References:
[RFC] Improve policy of stabilizations
-- Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis
Re: [RFC] Improve policy of stabilizations
-- Christian Faulhammer
Re: Re: [RFC] Improve policy of stabilizations
-- Ben de Groot
Re: Re: [RFC] Improve policy of stabilizations
-- Joseph Jezak
Re: [RFC] Improve policy of stabilizations
-- Ryan Hill
Re: Re: [RFC] Improve policy of stabilizations
-- Tobias Klausmann
Re: Re: [RFC] Improve policy of stabilizations
-- Petteri Räty
Re: Re: [RFC] Improve policy of stabilizations
-- Nirbheek Chauhan
Re: Re: [RFC] Improve policy of stabilizations
-- Fabian Groffen
Re: Re: [RFC] Improve policy of stabilizations
-- Nirbheek Chauhan
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