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Re: Bug#252632: ITP: wmtemp -- WindowMaker dock applet displaying lm_sensors temperature values

Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> >> Just wait for multiarch. That will roughly tripple the number of
> >> packages for biarch systems and quadruple it for triarch systems like
> >> powerpc (with qemu for i386) or mips.
> >
> > How did you calculate this? AFAICS biarch will roghly see an increase
> > of 100% (or 50% with source), and triarch 300% (or 200% with source).
> Every lib has to be split. So say you get 33%-50% more packages for each
> arch.

Only if the lib package has both arch-specific and arch-independent
files. For non lib-dev packages that's IIRC mostly the stuff in
/usr/share/doc, which has to be handled differently then.

So the 33%-50% figure seems to be a bit high.


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