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From: Michał Górny <mgorny@g.o>
Subject: Re: x32 fun pants
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2011 10:14:39 +0200
On Fri, 16 Sep 2011 10:58:01 +0300
Stratos Psomadakis <psomas@g.o> wrote:

> On 09/16/2011 10:48 AM, Michał Górny wrote:
> > On Thu, 15 Sep 2011 16:35:55 -0400
> > Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o> 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?

Yes, that's a good idea indeed. +1 for me, and suggest pushing it to
the Council.

-- 
Best regards,
Michał Górny
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