Re: [PATCH 2/7] Conffile database handling functions
On Mon, May 09, 2011 at 12:36:28PM +0200, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> >  checking the multi-arch status of the package's previous version to
> > determine the conffiledb path at appropriate points in the code,
> > assuming that can be done.
> I have not looked into details but I don't see why this couldn't be done.
> BTW, always using the arch has other problems: cross-grading a multi-arch
> foreign package from one arch to the other would need special care too.
> And switching from arch all to arch any would also cause problems.
Hrm, arch:all->any (and similar) mean that even if we wanted to be lazy,
we'd still have to deal with this problem, and then we don't gain much
by being lazy. So then I agree that it makes the most sense to just
mimic exactly what's done with the control file naming.