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Re: [multiarch] Proposal for *-dev packages

* Goswin von Brederlow 

| Other could do with conflicting -dev packages. But the majority of
| people I talked to so far would like to havethem installed in parallel
| instead of having to purge and reinstall them each time they compile
| for a different bit depth.
| Just consider compiling a benchmark that tests 32 bit and 64 bit
| support. That would be hell.

We aren't gentoo.  Users aren't supposed to do that, but if they do,
they should use a chroot.  Optimize for the common case.

Tollef Fog Heen                                                        ,''`.
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are      : :' :
                                                                      `. `' 

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