[Mageia-dev] noarch vs. arch

Funda Wang fundawang at gmail.com
Fri Sep 2 05:38:01 CEST 2011

2011/9/2 Thomas Spuhler <thomas at btspuhler.com>:
> When upgrading lilypond I noticed that someone else mad the doc package noarch
> to "make the huge doc subpackage be noarch"
> 1. What is the advantage of this? We have noarch packages in i586 and x86_64
> anyway
We may split noarch packages into a new directory in the future, like
what opensuse is doing. That will save a lot of space for mirrors.

> 2. The result wasn't as intended, we now have the arch + noarch package in the
> repos
That is another problem, exists for years in mandriva. maybe bugs in
uploading script.

> --
> Thomas

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