Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: "Michał Górny" <mgorny@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Cc: psomas@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] x32 fun pants
Date: Fri, 16 Sep 2011 08:13:39
Message-Id: 20110916101439.6d047aab@pomiocik.lan
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] x32 fun pants by Stratos Psomadakis
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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