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Re: multiarch: dependency-oriented vs package-oriented

Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> "Eugene V. Lyubimkin" <jackyf.devel@gmail.com> writes:
>>> 2) Tagging package relationships instead of packages means extending
>>> the syntax of package relationsships, trusting the binary packages to
>>> get the depends right
>> You'll have to do it sooner or later. At least for already mentioned perl,
>> python and others. Or no?
> Yes, but how many are there. Perl for example has 2627 reverse
> depends. How many of those are plugins?
Don't matter. If even there is literally one package, the new syntax has to be
defined. Once you add it, it doesn't matter - one package uses it or thousand
of ones.

> I did draw some graphs about all the different package relationships
> because I couldn't keep them all straight myself. Unfortunaetly I was
> traveling and my battery was dead so I did it on dead wood. I guess I
> should transefere them to bits and ask them to be included in the
> proposal.
Would be nice.

Eugene V. Lyubimkin aka JackYF, JID: jackyf.devel(maildog)gmail.com
C++/Perl developer, Debian Maintainer

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