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Re: cameleon: byte or native?

Sven Luther <luther@dpt-info.u-strasbg.fr> writes:

> On Thu, Nov 28, 2002 at 08:46:49AM +0100, Jérôme Marant wrote:
>> >The policy says it chooses one at random, the implementation says it
>> >chooses the first by default.
>> > 
>> >
>> Strange. I recall that sometimes it tells the user to specify the wanted 
>> package (among those alternatives) in the command-line. Am I wrong?
> Not sure, i don't remember exactly, but the behavior i describe
> (choosing the first one) is the one implemented by the autobuilders, and
> is why i do :
> If you want to test it, just build a package that depends on spamoracle,
> (or add a spurious spamoracle | spamoracle-byte dependency to one of
> your packages) and try either and apt-get build-dep and/or building it
> with pbuilder to see what happens.

  I was not asking about autobuilders but dependencies of binary

  If :

  Package: cameleon
  Depends: zoggy (>= x.y.z) | zoggy-byte (>= x.y.z)

  apt-get install cameleon will triger the installation of zoggy, right?
  It won't ask if I want zoggy or zoggy-byte?


Jérôme Marant


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