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Re: [buildd-tools-devel] re buildd's resolver and package's build deps

On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 03:53:08PM -0800, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org> writes:
> > I'm still not sure how 'Build-Depends: foo [i386] | bar [amd64]'
> > would make sense (as opposed to making it an 'and').
> They're equivalent, so I would view it as intended for human readers, not
> for computers.
> In other words, I see a Build-Depends of:
>     foo [i386] | bar [amd64]
> as saying "there's some part of the build that uses foo on i386, bar on
> amd64,

Or, more to the point, IMHO:
   foo [linux-any] | bar [kfreebsd-any]

as saying "there's a functionality that uses foo on linux and bar on


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