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Re: Mass bugfiling in preparation for multiarch

Aurelien Jarno <aurelien@aurel32.net> writes:

> On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 07:48:18PM +0100, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
>> Aurelien Jarno <aurelien@aurel32.net> writes:
>> > Goswin von Brederlow a écrit :
>> >> And by the way. We had basic multiarch support before sarge.  This is
>> >> not "before". This is after it has already killed multiarch for 2
>> >> stable releases. If we don't get things moving in parallel it will
>> >> never be ready for squeeze either.
>> >
>> > Yeah, we clearly don't have multiarch support because of libraries
>> > installing files in the wrong place. Not because we don't have
>> > toolchain/dpkg support.
>> We had patches for binutils and dpkg. We also had patches for most
>> essential packages. And everyone points the finger at someone else and
>> says: "Let them add their part first". Verry frustrating as you can
>> imagine.
> I am interested in seeing the dpkg patch.

The most current work should be on the multiarch alioth project. If
you do work on something please add it there.


It is not as complete as it once was but against the most recent
source and with some previous mistakes corrected.


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