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Re: dpkg - Architecture errors


On Fri, Apr 25, 2003 at 05:02:54PM -0700, deFreese, Barry wrote:
> I am getting the error about package architecture (hurd-i386) does not match
> system (i686-gnu0.3) from dpkg.  I saw the bug about dpkg and so I added the
> lines to /share/dpkg/archtable mapping i686-gnu0.3 to hurd-i386 and it still
> blows up.  I can force architecture with --force with dpkg but I am trying
> to use apt.
> Anyone have any other fixes?

Put the following in a file under /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/

---- X< --------
DPkg {
        Options {"--force-architecture";};
---- X< --------

I've upgraded with that, but i'm not sure it won't break badly (when testing for
the arch in some maintainer scripts maybe?, or when building...). I had
planned to re-install on a new machine anyway.


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