[Piuparts-devel] for review: preview/compute-urls

Holger Levsen holger at layer-acht.org
Mon Jun 4 12:07:00 UTC 2012


On Sonntag, 3. Juni 2012, Andreas Beckmann wrote:
> If master and slave are on different hosts and have different
> architectures ... they will use different Packages files.

IMO this should be detected and result in refusal to run. 

Which would mean we need to extend the protocol, 

Probably by adding a new command, "architecture $arch",  to be issued by the 
slave after master says "hello", to which master either replies "ok" or 

> Until now everything was hardcoded multiple times in the URLs.

right :)

> That's my objection against using dpkg --print-architecture, all the
> other defaults are fine.
> Well, I could add a get_arch method that uses dpkg --print-architecture
> if master-host == localhost

that sounds reasonable to me too.


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