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Re: Bug#682045: libtool: please mark libtool multi-arch: allowed

On Thu, Jan 09, 2014 at 07:20:40PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> Overall, I would therefore prefer option 1 (not the option I expected to
> prefer when I started analysing this!), because as far as I can see it
> will unblock cross-building for both packages that need /usr/bin/libtool
> and those that don't, without requiring any changes to those packages,
> and it won't affect native building either way.
> Reasoning about multiarch can be hard work and I'm running low on
> coffee.  Would anyone like to pick holes in this analysis?
> Kurt, if I've persuaded you that option 1 is best, I'd be happy to run a
> test cross-build against some reasonable subset of packages to see how
> it performs, especially if anyone can think of an example package that's
> wedded to /usr/bin/libtool.  I think it's clear that this option would
> have no effect on native builds and doesn't require extensive testing
> there.

Option 1 wasn't my prefered option either, but it's probably the
best way forward.


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