Re: Multiarch file overlap summary and proposal
On Tue, 14 Feb 2012, Sven Joachim wrote:
> > Guillem Jover writes:
> >> This still does not solve the other issues I listed, namely binNMUs
> >> have to be performed in lock-step, more complicated transitions /
> >> upgrades.
> > I don't think I see where this is coming from. Are you talking about
> > variation in gzip output ? Given the evidence we've seen here, in
> > practice I think that is not going to be a problem. Certainly it
> > won't demand that binNMUs be performed in lock-step.
> Guillem is referring to the need to to keep package versions in sync
> across architectures, pretty much a necessity if you permit shared
It's a matter of defining "in sync" as "having the same source version"
instead of "having the same binary version".
But such a change will require updates for APT too.
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