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From: Ulrich Mueller <ulm@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: revisiting our stabilization policy
Date: Fri, 17 Jan 2014 15:32:07
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] rfc: revisiting our stabilization policy by
1 >>>>> On Fri, 17 Jan 2014, grozin wrote:
3 > Maybe, a good solution is to introduce a special arch, "noarch", for
4 > such packages (similar to what's done in the rpm world). Then, if a
5 > package is ~noarch, it is automatically considered ~arch for all
6 > arches. Similar for stable. The maintainer should be able to keyword
7 > ~noarch and to stabilize noarch. Comments?
9 How would you handle dependencies in such a scenario? All dependencies
10 must be keyworded or stable on all architectures, before the package
11 can be keyworded or stabilised on noarch?
13 Ulrich