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Re: per-architecture Provides field

On Thu, Apr 13, 2006 at 12:13:57AM -0700, Erast Benson wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-04-13 at 00:04 +0200, Loïc Minier wrote:
> >  Why not simply Provide: sunwlxsl all of the
> >  time, doesn't it provide sunwlxsl on other arches?
> But how? sunwlxsl is something which is only present in
> OpenSolaris-based derivatives, such as NexentaOS? And I'd like to
> putback libxslt change (and similar) to upstream, so other derivative
> will not be polluted with mis-provided packages.

So why not have an OpenSolaris core set of metapackages, with a sunwlxsl
package that Depends on libxslt1, instead of polluting every package
with this port-specific stuff?

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