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From: Zac Medico <zmedico@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [RFC] Improve policy of stabilizations
Date: Sat, 07 Nov 2009 20:49:17
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [RFC] Improve policy of stabilizations by Peter Volkov
Peter Volkov wrote:
>> We could introduce "noarch" and "~noarch" KEYWORDS, add "noarch" to >> the default ACCEPT_KEYWORDS setting for all profiles, and instruct >> unstable users to add "~noarch" to ACCEPT_KEYWORDS. > > Looks like this will not work for all noarch packages. Stardict > dictionary itself is noarch, but it RDEPENDS on stardict package which > is keyworded only on some archs. So we'll be forced either to keyword > stardict on all archs or we need to introduce some new way to work with > such situations.
Keywording stardict on all archs doesn't sound reasonable, so I guess we just need to make sure that repoman will allow the noarch keyword even though the dependencies aren't keyworded on all architectures. -- Thanks, Zac