Re: Announcing type-handling
On Tue, 30 Dec 2003, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 29, 2003 at 10:57:42PM +0100, Robert Millan wrote:
> > The type-handling package Provides all of them. However, you can't assume
> > type-handling is installed. That's why type-handling provides negated
> > virtual packages (not+i386, etc).
> Why's it called "type" handling? What kind of type?
That's the only misgiving I have on this otherwise outstanding way of fixing
the whole issue...
IMHO it should have been called "dpkg-arch-by-dependency", or an
otherwise descriptive name of its function...
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