Steve Langasek <firstname.lastname@example.org> (27/06/2011): > But when can I use it? > ====================== > > As noted above, support for the multiarch filesystem layout solves only one > of the two problems preventing side-by-side installation of packages from > multiple architectures. The other problem, package manager support, is also > being worked on. apt in unstable includes full support for installing > packages in a multiarch configuration, and a preliminary implementation of > multiarch support for dpkg is available from the 'pu/multiarch/full' branch > of <git://git.debian.org/users/hertzog/dpkg.git>. > > Daring users can build this version of dpkg from source and configure it for > use with multiarch by creating a file /etc/dpkg/dpkg.cfg.d/multiarch with > "foreign-architecture $arch" lines. Can we give dpkg more exposure than “build from git”? It's been 2+ months already since that announcement and one cannot really test “Multiarch in Debian unstable” as written in the subject. Thanks for your efforts. Mraw, KiBi.
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