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Re: Heads up: Noarch Subpackages

On Thu, Feb 12, 2009 at 01:19:15PM +0100, Florian Festi wrote:
> Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
>> What we needed for OCaml was a noarch main package and arch-specific
>> subpackages.  Is this now possible?
> Out of curiosity: What is speaking against just creating one or several  
> -common noarch sub packages?

Nothing really, except that we'd have to change the OCaml packaging
guidelines and modify every one of the 70-or-so packages in Fedora.

Previously noarch subpackages weren't available at all which is why
the packaging guidelines don't cover this case.


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