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Re: Depends: libfoo:foreign ???

On 2013-05-09 07:56, Paul Wise wrote:
> On Thu, May 9, 2013 at 1:08 PM, Andreas Beckmann wrote:
>> I just noticed that we have the first amd64 package in the archive that
>> has dependencies on :i386 qualified libraries:
>> Package: teamspeak-client
> It appears that will block it from reaching testing:

Indeed, Britney does not support those annotations (at the moment?).  To
avoid issues with this kind of thing, we made her consider such
dependencies for unsatisfiable[1].
  So for now anything using that form in Depends or Pre-Depends will not
reach testing (without manual intervention from the Release team and I
am not sure how likely "we" are to do that).

> http://packages.qa.debian.org/t/teamspeak-client.html
> The proper thing to do would be to remove the amd64 package entirely
> and have users install the i386 version.

Indeed, I believe that should work.


[1] Though she ignores them in Recommends/Suggests and possibly also in

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