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Re: [xml/sgml-pkgs] Bug#676686: libxslt1.1: libxslt1.1 binNMU broke multi-arch installability

On Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 12:40 PM, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> Michael Gilbert <mgilbert@debian.org> (14/06/2012):
>> package (version) sid; urgency=low
>>   * Binary-only non-maintainer upload; no source changes.
>>  -- Debian Release Team <debian-release@lists.debian.org>  Tue, 05 Jun
>> 2012 16:33:05 +0000
>> or some other appropriate binnmu mailing address.  This would also
>> mean rebuilding all of the other architectures for multi-arch same
>> packages so that they all get the same changelog.
> No, binNMUs numbers can be different, along with timestamps (even with:
> “wb nmu foo . ALL . -m 'Rebuild for foo.'”, architectures are processed
> one after each other). Also, reasons can be different.

Right, I imagine it will involving reworking of quite a few steps in
the process, and again this would be only for 'multi-arch: same'.  So,
instead of the buildd (or wherever that is done now) creating the
changelog/timestamp, instead create one 'multi-arch: same' changelog
before passing it off to the buildds, and then after the build is
done, replace the automatically architecture-specific changelog with
the 'multi-arch: same' one.  The reason for rebuilding a 'multi-arch:
same' package by definition should be for the same reason on all
architectures, right?

Non 'multi-arch: same' binnmus would not need to change.

Best wishes,

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