[crux64] crux64 Digest, Vol 7, Issue 1

Bartlomiej Palmowski wszystkie.fajne.loginy.zajete at gmail.com
Sun Jun 22 12:50:38 UTC 2008


> > >
> > > Hi
> > > >
> > > >     crux64 looks promissing, and I'd me more than happy if I could
> > > > help with project. I already have done some initial testing and must
> > > > say crux for 64 bit processors is in demand. If I may suggest an idea
> > > > to add variable to pkgmk.conf like ie. ARCH_HOST=64, which would make
> > > > easier "architecture type" extraction.
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Why would that be a good idea?
> >     Because we could use one ports tree instead of two, which would be
> > easier to maintain.
>
> It might also result in horribly messy Pkgfiles. Also, footprints might
> differ among architectures, you might need different patches etc.
>
> Regards,
> Tilman

   But on the other hand a lot of the x86_64 Pkgfiles are going to be
duplicates of their i686 counterparts (I'd say most of them).

regards
Bartek



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