Re: multiarch, required packages, and multiarch-support
On Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 09:22:43PM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> "Theodore Ts'o" <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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".
> > 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
> multiarch-support should be priority: required. It's already a dependency
> of several other priority: required packages, such as libselinux1 and
> That implies that in the interim you should ignore debcheck.
Thanks, I've filed a bug against multiarch-support to this effect.