sodipodi and architecture Q

PFJ paul at
Mon Apr 10 14:35:02 UTC 2006


> It checks the build arch so it can disable/enable MMX optimisations at
> build-time. FC is not available for anything less than i586, so building a
> binary without MMX support would be of questionable benefit, but:

That was my thinking as well.
> > I'd like to adopt this package, but am unsure as to which of these
> > architectures should stay in the spec file given we haven't had an
> > athlon release in ages and unless it's the kernel, very things have a
> > i686 specific version.
> > 
> > Advice appreciated.
> To the best of my knowledge, Sodipodi in FE has been abandoned in favour
> of Inkscape (which had started as a fork of Sodipodi). Upstream, Sodipodi
> is still at 0.34 (February 10, 2004).

Depressing - I quite like playing with Sodipodi, but never could get the
hang of inkscape!

Is it worth adopting or is it one which should be just removed from the
orphaned packages and be done with it? I have it built and working here.



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