Th: dropping athlon and maybe deprecating ppc?

Arkadiusz Miskiewicz arekm at
Tue Mar 10 10:12:04 CET 2009

On Tuesday 10 of March 2009, Pawel Golaszewski wrote:
> On Mon, 9 Mar 2009, Arkadiusz Miskiewicz wrote:
> > I'm considering dropping athlon architecture since I see no real gain
> > over i686. athlon would be deleted from ftp and athlon->i686 symlink
> > created.
> Bad idea this way. It will destroy many systems (look at perl dirs).

"destroy", how so?

> In athlon dir should stay only rpm package which will make all the
> required changes:
> - /etc/rpm/platform
> - poldek sources fixes
> - something with patckages arch-dependant (paths, some hardcoded things).

That's way works for me, too. Of course that rpm will be unmaintained later.

Arkadiusz Miśkiewicz        PLD/Linux Team
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