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

* Goswin von Brederlow (brederlo@informatik.uni-tuebingen.de) [050222 15:15]:
> Wouter Verhelst <wouter@debian.org> writes:
> > 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).
> apt-get build-dep should be improved to be buildd useable
> instead. It's is wastefull to have two seperate and differently buggy
> implementations floating around.

It would be definitly a good idea to improve apt-get build-dep, and make
sbuild using a solution based on apt. But, I'm not going to hold my
breath for that to happen. :)

And, as always, patches welcome.

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