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Re: binNUMUs - all-depends-any

Gerrit Pape <pape@smarden.org> writes:
> Hi, I know that the git-core package doesn't support binNMUs, and AFAIK
> there's no convenient way to change that, as it builds arch: all package
> that depend on the specific arch: any package.
>  http://bugs.debian.org/423041
> Loosening the dependencies as suggested in http://wiki.debian.org/binNMU
> isn't a good solution, as it can lead to
>  http://bugs.debian.org/425494

Is there a reason why a set of dependencies that only allow package
versions based on the same upstream version to be installed wouldn't
work? [1]


[1]  For a package foo-bar, this would mean that deps should be like
     foo-bar (>= 1.2.3), foo-bar (<< 1.2.4~) (or something similiar)
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