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Re: Multiarch file overlap summary and proposal

David Kalnischkies wrote:

> You generously left out the paragraph describing how APT should
> detect that the package foo is in fact a library and not, say, a
> plugin, a dev-package, a dbg-package or a future-coinstallable binary.
> And the foo:* default would be okay and intuitive for all of those?

Yes, the foo:native default for installation and foo:* default for
removal would be intuitive for all of those.

See [1] for a mental model.

Hope that helps,

[1] http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.debian.devel.dpkg.general/14028/focus=14031

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