Newsgroups: linux.debian.devel, linux.debian.devel.release
From: David Kalnischkies <kalnischk...@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2012 18:10:03 +0200
Local: Tues, Jun 12 2012 12:10 pm
Subject: Re: Migration path for 'Multi-Arch:allowed' packages
On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 9:40 PM, Michael Gilbert <mgilb...@debian.org> wrote:Chicken or the egg?
> In particular, I filed a bug against dpkg requesting that it produce
> more informative error messages in these cases , but I wonder if a
> part of the solution shouldn't be more automated or at least presented
> at a higher level through apt/aptitude, etc?
You need to upgrade to support MultiArch,
In theory, the correct thing would be to ignore MultiArch for wheezy
apt/squeeze as it doesn't have the needed information for
Maybe all maintainers who want to use Multi-Arch now in wheezy
> Also, limitations in the existing testing migration tools are makingPlease reread the Multi-Arch spec and the various wiki pages.
> wine not considered for wheezy, since those tools don't check whether
> dependencies for 'Multi-Arch: allowed' packages are satisfied by
> packages on other architectures.
This is NOT what "Multi-Arch: allowed" indicates.
This flag is only for very special packages like python …
There is no flag to indicate that a dependency can be from a
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