Re: [Popcon-developers] Bug#659782: does not cope with multiarch packages being installed
On Tue, 14 Feb 2012, Guillem Jover wrote:
> Known deficiency; the code was not being uploaded because the
> implementation was not right nor finished, as stated on the changelog...
It would help if you could put your list of "known deficiency"
somewhere... on a wiki page, in a regular mail on debian-dpkg, in commit
logs if you prefer.
But it's pretty disheartening to learn that you know of problems but that
you hide them so that only you can fix them :-(
> > This is definitely a bug in dpkg (for "dpkg -L mksh"). The default naming
> > of foreign non-"multi-arch: same" packages changed and the input side was
> > not adapted to cope with it.
> As mentioned on another thread, I worked to correct this, but the current
> layout (besides being buggy in some cases) didn't allow for a proper
> implementation, so I've been reworking the code to be able to properly
> fix this.
I would love to see your work in progress on this. I'm glad that you
mentionned it too because I was considering to look into fixing the
And what "layout" are you referring to here?
Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer
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