Re: ia32-libs-dev missing
"Gudjon I. Gudjonsson" <email@example.com> writes:
> Can anyone explain to me why ia32-libs-dev is missing from the Debian
When we split out libc6, zlib, libgcc because their own source
package builds the 32bit version the amd64 part of ia32-libs lost all
the -dev packages so ia32-libs-dev was just empty.
We have 3 things that might happen before etch and we will try to get
at least one done. Liste in order of preference:
1) Split ia32-libs into seperate source packages and build eperate
debs. This would make it simpler to upgrade a single package and would
give finer grained depends. At that point we would add a few
ia32-libfoo-dev packages to compile e.g. wine. This is about 95% done
but every time I think I'm ready to upload I find some bug.
2) Reintroduce ia32-libs-dev and populated it with a few packages.
3) Add the missing symlinks needed to compile wine to ia32-libs.
Consider 3 as the ultimate fallback if we run out of time.