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RE: Bug#943465: fwupd is wrongly marked Multi-Arch: foreign

> On Mon, Oct 28, 2019 at 02:46:03PM +0000, Mario.Limonciello@dell.com wrote:
> > I guess by this argument it really should be made into a Depends not
> > a Recommends not because fwupd internally needs it to work but to ensure
> > those architecture constraints get met effectively.
> Recommends work no different from depends when it comes to the
> architecture constraint.
> > Part of the reason to make it Recommends is that it only is needed for 4
> architectures.
> > I'm not sure if setting architecture specific dependencies is valid syntax, but if so
> > this updated changeset should accomplish the goal.
> Yes, this syntax does work. The architecture qualification is resolved
> at build time and the resulting binary packages will have the dependency
> exactly for those architectures that need it.

Thanks for your confirmation.

> >
> https://github.com/fwupd/fwupd/commit/88623a90fae36b61093c84198acfdba6b
> ce3e533

Steve, what do you think of this?  Since it's going to need to be a NEW binary package
I suspect you'll need to sponsor it for me if we agree to go this route.

> This looks sane to me. Keep in mind that you also need to upload
> fwupd-*-signed.

That part gets handled by some backend service when the new template packages are made.

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