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Re: Please build 64 bit packages

On Jul 25 08:35, Ken Brown wrote:
> On 7/25/2013 8:15 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >Hi Maintainers,
> >
> >
> >now that the 64 bit version is in the wild, it would be incredibly cool
> >if you could all have a look into building your packages, which are not
> >yet available, for the 64 bit distro.
> >
> >Alternatively, for those of your packages which are "noarch" packages,
> >for instance perl or python scripts, please drop usa note here along
> >the lines of "please copy package foo from 32 to 64 bit distro".
> I don't know about python, but for perl scripts the dependencies
> will almost always be different for the 64-bit distro.  For example,
> a dependency on perl_vendor will have to be replaced by dependencies
> on various perl-* packages.

That's right, but only 13 packages have a dependecy to perl_vendor.  All
of them are already in the 64 bit distro, except for a single one, fvwm,
and fvwm is no "noarch" package.

I don't know about python either, though.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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