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Re: Let's remove mips, mipsel, s390, ...

On Tue, Feb 22, 2005 at 12:50:02PM +0100, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 22, 2005 at 02:29:33PM +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > Is the problem that you use apt-get to install the current version, and 
> > then check what you got? Because you can't tell apt-get to install
> > at least version X else fail?
> Yes, that's how it works currently.
> Since this also makes autobuilding experimental harder, work is being
> done to use ``apt-cache policy'' output to determine whether the right
> version of a package is available and break off if not, but it's still
> got some bugs (including situations where the build is broken off
> because sbuild (incorrectly) thinks the right version of a package isn't
> available).

Thanks for the explanation Wouter. That sounds like a big improvement.

By the way, does this duplicate the functionality of 'apt-get build-dep'?

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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