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

On Thu, Mar 09, 2006 at 01:54:16PM -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > > 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.
> Yes, the dpkg maintainers have a patch to do that by extending the semantics
> of the Architecture: field.  Other tools need to support the same extensions
> before it can really be used, though.

So until we have it, maybe the right answer would be to create "no-op"
libselinux1-dev and libsepol1-dev packages which can be used to satisfy
the build-depends on our non-Linux ports?

						- Ted

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