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Re: duplicate packages in Sources and Packages files

On Mon, 14 Dec 2009, Lucas Nussbaum wrote:
> The result of that change is that the structure of the Sources and
> Packages files have changed: before, there was only one version of
> each source or binary package in each suite (unstable, testing,
> stable). There can now be several versions of the same source or
> binary package in the same suite.

There have always been possible to have several versions of the same
binary package in the same suite (for different architectures) so this
shouldn't come as a shock to anyone. If it is, it was broken for quite
some time, and the current changes are just making it more apparent.

Don Armstrong

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