About making noarch package arch specific, when contents differ.

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at freenet.de
Tue Jul 28 16:59:26 UTC 2015

On 07/28/2015 10:58 AM, Florian Weimer wrote:
> On 07/26/2015 04:05 PM, Paulo César Pereira de Andrade wrote:
>> Should I make the doc packages arch specific?
> No, this is not a reason to make them arch-specific.  A lot of packages
> give different results when built twice in a row, on the *same*
> architecture.
> There is an effort under way to change that, called “reproducible
> builds”.

Actually, reproducable builds wrt. docs have been subject to Fedora 
Packaging since Fedora day #1 and repeatedly have been subject to 
discussions of details (e.g. doxygen repeatedly had introduced docs 

Packages which do not comply to this rule are broken.


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