[Rpm-maint] [patch] noarch subpackages

Michal Marek mmarek at suse.cz
Fri Mar 28 10:02:47 UTC 2008

Pixel wrote:
> http://www.mail-archive.com/rpm-devel@rpm5.org/msg02055.html
> http://www.mail-archive.com/rpm-devel@rpm5.org/msg00211.html

Thanks for the links.

> for the record, instead of %_noarch_packages, we could use BuildArch
> and still be backward compatible (as far as i have tested...):
> - force "BuildArch: %_target_cpu" in main package
> - add "BuildArch: noarch" to sub-packages which should be noarch
> since currently rpm takes the first BuildArch 
> (tested on rpm and 4.4.8)

Indeed that seems to work (i.e. is ignored) and looks a bit cleaner.


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