[ARMedslack] Slackpkg does not pick up Firefox / Thunderbird updates

Niels Horn niels.horn at gmail.com
Sat Oct 23 19:45:54 UTC 2010

On Sat, Oct 23, 2010 at 4:48 PM, Stuart Winter <m-lists at biscuit.org.uk> wrote:
>> This probably happens because the packages have an ARCH setting of
>> "armv5t" and SlackPkg looks for "arm".
>> Should I report this to PiterPunk? It seems to be a specific ARMedslack issue.
> Yes slackpkg should handle it - unless these packages have their armv4
> compatability returned (it was removed from the code), then I will
> continue to give them the arch value they have now.
> I guess he could just match on "arm*".  I'm not sure if there are any
> downsides to this, but given that we only have one ARM port now (rather
> than the oldabi), I don't see any problems here.

OK, I'll write to PiterPunk. It might be a simple change in the
configuration file, or might need a patch.
I'll investigate this a bit more, to save him some work ;)


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