On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 12:05:28AM +0100, Julien Cristau wrote: > On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 22:40:52 +0000, Roger Leigh wrote: > > > From discussion on IRC earlier this evening, it looks like the most > > pragmatic approach will be to get the apt and aptitude sbuild > > resolvers to strip the alternatives (after arch reduction), which > > will make them behave pretty much exactly like the old internal > > resolver, but without its bugs. This will leave maintainers free to > > use alternative dependencies, but like now they will be ignored. > > What we can do though, is make the use of alternatives configurable > > in sbuild, so you will be able to make use of them when building for > > other suites e.g. backports. This will disable the stripping. > > > What's the purpose of doing this after arch reduction? If you do it before you'd remove any alternative arch-specific deps, so by doing it after you only remove the alternatives you don't care about. Regards, Roger -- .''`. Roger Leigh : :' : Debian GNU/Linux http://people.debian.org/~rleigh/ `. `' Printing on GNU/Linux? http://gutenprint.sourceforge.net/ `- GPG Public Key: 0x25BFB848 Please GPG sign your mail.
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