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From: Ryan Hill <dirtyepic@g.o>
Subject: Re: [RFC] Improve policy of stabilizations
Date: Fri, 6 Nov 2009 23:13:50 -0600
On Fri, 6 Nov 2009 22:36:05 +0530
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>).
> 
> Examples of packages:
> gnome-extra/gnome-games-extra-data
> x11-themes/gnome-icon-theme
> kde-base/kdebase-wallpapers
> games-fps/quake3-data
> app-text/poppler-data
> media-fonts/dejavu

dejavu isn't a good example as it's (optionally) built with fontforge.  but
other fonts that are basically unpack and install are.

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[RFC] Improve policy of stabilizations
-- Arfrever Frehtes Taifersar Arahesis
Re: Re: [RFC] Improve policy of stabilizations
-- Markos Chandras
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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