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Re: How to tell users that ia32-libs will go away

On Wed, 2012-02-15 at 04:32 +0100, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk> writes:
> > Since dpkg will prefer to install packages from the native
> > architecture, I don't see any problem here.  I suppose I'm biased by
> > having actually tested this.
> >
> > Ben.
> But it is only a preference, not a garanty. With aptitude even pining is
> just taken as advisement. So there will always be a risk of amd64
> packages getting pulled in before the user reboots into a 64bit
> kernel. As I said, not safe.
> Are you sure you can get all the bugs fixed and the package and
> multiarch properly tested so wheezy can rely on it for something as
> essential as the kernel?

Since when do we require that all bugs are fixed?


Ben Hutchings
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