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Re: Arch:all package depending on package that isn't Arch:any

On Wed Jan 14 19:56, Neil Williams wrote:
> > The problem with both of these is that if acpid starts working on ppc as
> > well you have to transition acpi-support-base. Ideally the solution
> > shouldn't require an upload to acpi-support-base when the architectures
> > of its dependencies change.
> Depends whether the Arch:all package is built from the same source as
> the Arch:any [restricted] package. If so (as with this specific
> example), then the upload problem goes away.
> Sounds like we need some figures and real data on this issue.

In some cases it's a non-problem, yes, but it a lot it won't be, so I'd
still be in favour of a solution  which doesn't transition the other

Matthew Johnson

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