[Mageia-dev] [Announce] Rejection of submission with missing dependencies

Anssi Hannula anssi.hannula at iki.fi
Tue Jan 25 17:29:41 CET 2011

On 25.01.2011 13:37, Olivier Thauvin wrote:
> On Mandriva we had a rules claiming that BuildRequires must be arch
> independant.

If there was such a rule, I guess it was unwritten since at least I
wasn't aware of it.

It is also difficult to obey, consider e.g. java disabled on one arch,
or an x86 specific library (like liblrmi).

While the use cases are indeed not common, they do exist.

Anssi Hannula

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