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Re: Multiarch file overlap summary and proposal

Russ Allbery writes ("Re: Multiarch file overlap summary and proposal"):
> I definitely agree on the complexity this adds.  But I don't think there's
> an alternative to that complexity without using something like --sysroot
> or mini-chroots, and I don't think those are satisfying solutions to the
> set of problems we're trying to solve.

In principle we could have added the arch name to the package name of
every library, the same way we add (part of) the version number to the
package name.

I think the current multiarch proposal is a better idea than that.


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