Bug#647303: nmu: libtasn1-3_2.10-1
On 2011-11-01 Jakub Wilk <email@example.com> wrote:
> * Andreas Metzler <firstname.lastname@example.org>, 2011-11-01, 19:28:
>> nmu libtasn1-3_2.10-1 . amd64 mips . -m "[multi-arch] fix differing files in /usr/share/doc. Closes: #647283"
> As of now, binNMUing Multi-Arch:same packages will only make things
> worse, because changelog will be modified.
>> See <http://bugs.debian.org/647283>. There seems to be a
>> heisenbug, /usr/share/doc/libtasn1-3/NEWS.gz on amd64 and mips is
>> differently compressed. The package is simply using dh_compress, a
>> rebuild on amd64 does not show the brokenness.
> FWIW, it affects many more packages. Most often it happens on amd64
> and ia64, though other architectures are sometimes affected as well.
> Also, it's not clear that the bug in gzip has been actually fixed.
I was not aware this was a widespread issue, looks like I searched the
To clean things up I am closing the binnmu request (647303) since a
binNMU would not fix the issue. Further discussion should happen on
647303 (the original report against libtasn1-3).
Thanks, cu andreas
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