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Re: [RFC] Restricting dependacies to particular platforms

On Mon, Jan 17, 2000 at 02:12:07AM +1100, Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
> Differing architectures sometimes have differing
> package names. Sometimes package list dependancies
> for packages which no longer exist in potato but did
> exist within slink.

I came up with a way of doing arch-specific dependencies in my
task-x-window-system-core package.  You might want to check out.

Be sure you have a recent version of dpkg-dev, though.  There was an
annoying bug in earlier versions. 1.6.5 or later should be fine.

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