Re: [Multiarch-devel] arch-specific dependencies and M-A: foreign
On Sat, 2015-04-18 at 19:33:25 +0200, Johannes Schauer wrote:
> Quoting David Kalnischkies (2015-04-18 17:24:45)
> > What about a package blub2:i386 which Provides: bar ? Isn't that
> > providing bar:i386 as well, because that is what bar stands for… ?
> > On the other hand blub2:amd64 which 'Provides: bar' isn't providing
> > bar:i386 (but bar:amd64), which was the topic of a previous mail 
> > from me to the list which while not generating a response, at least
> > dpkg seems to agree with me now on that one (now, future unknown, the
> > associated bugs are still open in dpkg and apt).
> The deb-control(5) man page in dpkg git says that all Provides: are implicitly
> :any if no architecture qualifier is explicitly given:
That's just incorrect, I might have read Replaces: where there was
Provides: there, I'll fix the man page today, sorry for making this
more confusing than necessary. :)