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Re: next generation apt/dpkg-cross

+++ Neil Williams [2010-01-19 20:30 +0000]:
> On Tue, 19 Jan 2010 20:57:19 +0100
> Goswin von Brederlow <goswin-v-b@web.de> wrote:
> > I've been working on a next generation apt/dpkg-cross that will
> > support apt, aptitude, synaptic (anything libapt based) and dpkg
> > directly.
> Why? There is no future for apt-cross or dpkg-cross - there should be
> no next generation. We get through the multiarch transition and both
> dpkg-cross and apt-cross disappear for GOOD.

People keep saying this but I haven't yet seen a plan that replaces
all the functionality of dpkg-cross. Until we have a viable scheme
that makes cross-building work without any of the seeded/config files
from dpkg-cross which currently cmake (and autoconf?) need I reckon it
will remain, although doing a lot less than it does now.

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