Heads up: Noarch Subpackages
Richard W.M. Jones
rjones at redhat.com
Fri Feb 13 23:25:37 UTC 2009
On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 10:27:43PM +0100, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> > How will this work with proprietary software authors who want to
> > distribute their software as RPMs? (Or, more realistically, for
> > people who package up proprietary software as RPMs for ease of
> > installation)?
> It won't affect them at all unless they try to pass off their i386 blob as
> noarch (which I don't think they want to do anyway, and if they do, they
> should fix it "yesterday").
Does this mix up what is (rightly) Fedora policy, with general rpm
usage? I can see a place for this in rpmlint, or in some much-needed
adjunct to Koji, but I'm not sure why we would have it in rpm.
Richard Jones, Emerging Technologies, Red Hat http://et.redhat.com/~rjones
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