Am Donnerstag, 19. März 2020, 02:59:56 CET schrieb Kent Fredric:
> On Wed, 18 Mar 2020 17:52:25 +0000
> James Le Cuirot <> wrote:
> > Not quite. Tools like repoman will need to be updated to understand
> > that an ebuild with KEYWORDS="amd64" can depend on another ebuild with
> > only KEYWORDS="noarch". I do think the idea has merit though.
> But the inverse is _not_ true, an ebuild with KEYWORDS="noarch"
> *cannot* depend on another ebuild with only KEYWORDS="amd64".
Maybe I misunderstand something but shouldn't that be the normal case?
Every single Python package (candidates for noarch) for example depends
on the Python interpreter, which must have non noarch keywords.

> Otherwise it breaks the entire stabilization graph.
The condition would be: If the interpreter is stable for an arch, all
it's interpreted code is also stable for this arch.


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