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Re: multiarch, required packages, and multiarch-support

On Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 09:22:43PM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> "Theodore Ts'o" <tytso@mit.edu> writes:
> > If a required package (such as e2fslibs, which is required by e2fsprogs)
> > provides multiarch support, then Lintian requires that the package have
> > a dependency on the package "multiarch-support"[1].
> > However, this causes debcheck to complain because you now have a
> > required package depending on a package, multiarch-support, which is
> > only at "standard" priority[2] 
> multiarch-support should be priority: required.  It's already a dependency
> of several other priority: required packages, such as libselinux1 and
> zlib1g.
> That implies that in the interim you should ignore debcheck.

Thanks, I've filed a bug against multiarch-support to this effect.

	     	     	 	 		      - Ted

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