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Bug 132926 - New arch on the Darwin platform: "fat"
New arch on the Darwin platform: "fat"
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-09-19 16:44 EDT by Anders F Björklund
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-01-04 12:54:23 EST
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rpm-4.2.1-fatarch.patch (1.45 KB, patch)
2004-09-19 16:46 EDT, Anders F Björklund
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Description Anders F Björklund 2004-09-19 16:44:52 EDT
The latest Darwin OS (7.x) uses a "fat" architecture
where both PowerPC (ppc) and Intel (i386) code is in
the same binaries, both for programs and for libs/objects.

This arch is then used for packaging such RPMS: .fat.rpm
See http://www.opendarwin.org/downloads/7.2.1/RPMS/fat/

These fat binaries run on Mac OS X too, even if Apple
only ships the Developer Tools for the ppc side of it,
the rest are available as part of the Darwin project.
See http://www.opensource.apple.com/darwinsource/
Comment 1 Anders F Björklund 2004-09-19 16:46:09 EDT
Created attachment 104000 [details]
Comment 2 Jeff Johnson 2005-01-04 12:54:23 EST
Added to HEAD and rpm-4_4 branches, should be in rpm-4.4.1-0.6 when built.
Thanks for the patch.

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