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Re: Adding dependencies to e2fsprogs: libdevmapperr, libselinux and libsepoll

On Thu, Mar 09, 2006 at 04:38:27PM +0100, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> > Actually, because of the e2fsck-static package, e2fsprogs has to have
> > a build-depends on libselinux.  There doesn't seem to be a way to say,
> > "except on non-Linux platforms" for a build-depends as far as I know,
> > unfortunately.  Any suggested solutions?
> List the linux platforms. It is more likely some new non-linux
> platform shows up (like armeb, kfreebsd-amd64, ...) than a new linux
> one.

That's..... unspeakably horrible.

What we really need is a separation between "OS" and "Architecture" as
far as dpkg is concerned.

							- Ted

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