[Rpm-maint] Re: [packaging] RFC: Berlin Packaging API

Edward Welbourne eddy at opera.com
Thu Feb 28 18:31:36 UTC 2008

>>  ISVs want to be able to create one package for use on all distros.  Of
>>  course, that's one per CPU type, times one per older edition (e.g. of
>>  LSB, but typically it's mostly glibc version that we care about) we
>>  chose to continue supporting; but, crucially, it's *not* times one per
>>  distro.

> Sure.  I don't see any reason why one would need a build per distro.

not *build* - package.  We can't avoid having CPU type count times
edition count builds, but we'd very much like to avoid having to build
several packages per build.


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