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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 01:59:25PM -0400, Michael Gilbert wrote:
> I did not suggest that.  Anyway, maybe this will be a bit clearer.
> Let's say an existing package is at version +b1 on amd64, and it needs
> to get a binnmu, then a +b2 package is built on amd64, its changelog
> is taken and stuffed it into all of the other 'Multi-Arch: same' +b1
> packages, which are now called +b2, and all of them uploaded.

For various reasons you cannot do that without a rebuild. (Hint: Files must not
change, new versions have their versions in various fields.)

Kind regards
Philipp Kern

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