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Re: Bug#565109: gnome install dependency update-binfmts (Linux Only)

On Tue, Feb 02, 2010 at 12:27:21PM +0100, Petr Salinger wrote:

>> We really should either:
>> * get it working, if relevant;
>> * get it to fail gracefully;
>> * get it removed from any relationships for non-Linux ports.
>> (But someone may have better ideas.)
>> Manually removing/not-installing it is a pain, even when one is
>> already aware of this issue.
> And/or change binfmt-support from architecture "all" to "linux-any".
> It would add at about 250 KB to whole Debian archive size.

If it's at all possible, I'd really far prefer to get it working on BSD.
It's a useful abstraction layer, and it would be more useful if we could
rely on it working across all architectures.  Does BSD have anything
remotely similar to Linux's binfmt_misc that could be used to implement

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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