Re: Multiarch file overlap summary and proposal
md@Linux.IT (Marco d'Itri) writes:
> On Mar 01, Russ Allbery <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> The situation with refcounting seems much less fragile than the situation
>> without refcounting to me.
> I totally agree.
> Also, why does refcounting have to be "perfect"?
> What would break if it did not actually check that the two files
> provided by the same package for different architectures are identical?
Everything that can go wrong when splitting packages. You would loose
the stability advantage.