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Re: rpms/revisor/F-7 revisor.spec,1.7,1.8 sources,1.8,1.9



On Thu, 28 Jun 2007 13:14:16 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:

> On Thursday 28 June 2007 13:04:09 Michael Schwendt wrote:
> > You seem to be confused about why your "%ifnarch" usage in the spec
> > doesn't work. It is because you build "noarch", where the arch doesn't
> > matter. It is an arch-independent build. Unless the compose tool is
> > broken, it would still ship the noarch build for ppc/ppc64.
> >
> 
> <snip>
> 
> >
> > This is something that has been a topic before. A "noarch" package
> > which depends on arch-specific packages, which are not available for
> > all arches, cannot really be noarch or should use ExcludeArch properly
> > (which is another ugly hack).
> 
> Just to clarify, the (F7+ at least, not sure about Extras) compose tools do 
> honor Exclude/ExclusiveArch on noarch packages.

Extras supports ExcludeArch for noarch src.rpms, too, but that's not the topic
here. Re-read the quote. The spec does

  BuildArch: noarch ppc ppc64

without ExcludeArch. That would publish the noarch build for ppc/ppc64, too,
wouldn't it?


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