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Re: Normalising UDD to some extend?

On 19/02/09 at 08:40 +0100, Andreas Tille wrote:
> Hi,
> I realised that UDD contains several entries in the packages
> table with only different architecture.  Did I missed something
> or would it make sense to create a lookup table
> CREATE table package_architecture_lookup (
>     package      text,
>     architecture text,
> );
> and remove the architecture column from the packages table?

Packages can have different <put any other field here> on different
architectures, so you would lose information by doing that.

> Alternatively sources uses a space separated list in the field 'architecture'.
> IMHO the field name should rather be 'architectures'.

it's "Architecture:" in the Sources file, and we try to match the names
of the fields in Sources.
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