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On 11/17/11 10:00 PM, Alexey Dokuchaev wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 02:16:47PM -0500, John Baldwin wrote:
>> On Thursday, November 17, 2011 12:43:12 pm Ken Smith wrote:
>>> If you're referring to the FTP directory tree layout we wind up
>>> for an example of uname -m == uname -p. But for our two
>>> powerpc related architectures we get:
>>> I'm not sure I like the inconsistency.
>> Given the available tradeoffs I prefer this to amd64/amd64. We
>> could also define the rule another way, which is if a given
>> TARGET only has a single TARGET_ARCH you just use TARGET,
>> otherwise you use TARGET/TARGET_ARCH.
> If we seem to employ some naming transition rule based on
> TARGET_ARCH and TARGET, why not simply check just for pc98 as I
> suggested earlier, and return TARGET in this case, and TARGET_ARCH
> Generalizing, perhaps this rule can be extended to the list of
> TARGET/TARGET_ARCH combos for which we return TARGET, and
> TARGET_ARCH for the rest?
> (This is for ISO file names; for release directory structure
> John's suggestion looks reasonable.)
Can you suggest a patch to src/usr.sbin/bsdinstall/scripts/mirrorselect
that implements it then? I can picture a patch that just checks to see
if uname -p == uname -m but I'm having trouble picturing a patch that
implements anything more complicated than that in a way that's not
a hack of checks for special cases.
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