Re: Please test gzip -9n - related to dpkg with multiarch support
Goswin von Brederlow writes ("Re: Please test gzip -9n - related to dpkg with multiarch support"):
> Ian Jackson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > One thing which no-one yet seems to have suggested is to have
> > multiarch:same packages put the changelog in a filename which is
> > distinct for each architecture. (It wouldn't have to be the triplet;
> > the shorter Debian arch would do.) Perhaps there are obvious reasons
> > (which I have missed) why this is a terrible idea, but it seems to me
> > that it's something we should consider.
> Or dpkg could do that for you. At least for files in /usr/share/doc when
> there is a collision.
Urgh, I think this is a really ugly idea, compared to just having the
packages contain the arch-specific filenames. After all a
multiarch:same package knows that it is, and can DTRT.