[Rpm-maint] RE: [PATCH,RFC] arm: add support for VFP architectures

Rabeeh Khoury rabeeh at marvell.com
Tue Jan 15 15:19:15 UTC 2008

> > The problem with that would be that RPM package file names for VFP
> > and non-VFP packages would be identical.
> Sure, but remember rpm package file names don't actually mean anything
> other then the name of the file.  :)
> Just a suggestion.

IMHO the same as you forbid installing PPC package on i386; you should
forbid installing an ARM VFP package on an ARM system without VFP.

If you don't mark that package architecturally to be different than the
soft-float version then mistakes are unavoidable.

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