Th: dropping athlon and maybe deprecating ppc?

Pawel Golaszewski blues at
Thu Mar 12 09:50:18 CET 2009

On Wed, 11 Mar 2009, Jakub Bogusz wrote:
> > > /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.0/athlon-pld-linux-thread-multi
> > 
> > I'm wondering if we _really_ need to have that dir in this form? If I'll 
> > put perl module to that directory from i386 it'll simply work (or I'm 
> > wrong?). Why not try change it to something less problematic, for whole 
> > line: x86-pld-linux-thread-multi, x8664-pld-linux-thread-multi,... or 
> > maybe just "arch-pld-linux-thread-multi" (what about multilib in this 
> > moment?)
> Whatever, but please don't invent some yet again "base" architecture 
> prefixes (there is %{_target_base_arch} already). Anyway there is no 
> need to use architecture name in %{_libdir} subdirectory (multilib is 
> already handled by different %{_libdir} value).


I like that.

> BTW, Debian doesn't use this part of path at all - just perl version 
> number.

...and we should follow that...

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