[Rpm-maint] Multiple ABI architectures (parallel installation, detection, handling)

Jon Masters jcm at redhat.com
Fri Sep 16 12:05:19 UTC 2011

On Fri, 2011-09-16 at 12:46 +0300, Panu Matilainen wrote:

> One simple brute-force "solution" that should work right now is to just 
> keep the softfp/hardfp "architectures" incompatible from rpm POV and 
> make the assumption that hardfp ABI will be used if the system is 
> capable of it. And if somebody wants to override this assumption, that's 
> what /etc/rpm/platform is for (allow overriding rpm's hw detection).

I'm ok with this at the moment - we aren't actually looking to support
multi-arch at this point, just wanting to plan for the future.


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