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Re: Changing noarch package to arch



Nigel Jones wrote:

> Neal Becker wrote:
>> Cython was a noarch python package, but cython-0.9.8 will be
>> arch-specific.
>>
>> Is there something special that needs to be done to handle this?
>>
>>   
> I don't think there is, just (preferably) make sure that it builds on
> the big four (i386, x86_64, ppc, ppc64), I don't like the idea of
> removing functionality for arches all of a sudden.
> 
> Other than that, just follow the python packaging guidelines and you'll
> be home free.
> 
> - Nigel
> 
Updating did not remove /usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/Cython.  It left a
trail of empty subdirectories.

I suspect this will cause problems, because python does not handle well
having both sitearch and site-nonarch.  I'm thinking that yum or rpm has to
be updated to handle this correctly.


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