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On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 8:15 PM, Fabian Groffen <email@example.com> 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
Examples of packages:
Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team