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Bug 4390 - nasm Depedencies
Summary: nasm Depedencies
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: x86 All
: High normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Linux bug wranglers
Depends on:
Reported: 2002-07-01 10:19 UTC by Bitt Faulk
Modified: 2006-02-04 06:03 UTC (History)
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Description Bitt Faulk 2002-07-01 10:19:35 UTC
There are quite a few packages that depend on nasm.  This would seem to be a bad
thing for PPC machines.  The dependency seems like it should be tied to
architecture somehow.
Comment 1 Mark Guertin 2002-07-01 18:04:41 UTC
Summary of nasm: The Netwide Assembler, a portable x86 assembler with Intel-like

This will never make it to ppc (you are right there).  Any current builds
requiring it that fail on ppc should be reported however as they will need to be
fixed/masked.  It is not possible to block it as you speak for the whole arch,
but needs to be dealt with on a build to build basis :(