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Re: [multiarch] Proposal for *-dev packages

Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> You all have seen the other thread about multiarch? This one is a
> different part of the puzzle.

> Why should *-dev be "Architecture: all"?
Why is adding hundreds or thousands of packages better than one header
field ("can be installed in parallel with itself")?
Why can't Provides/Conflicts be used to do this?

Your point would get stronger you'd discuss why these couldn't be used
to solve the problem.



Thomas Viehmann, <http://beamnet.de/tv/>

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