Re: Bug#385793: -dev packages should not be architecture all
Mike Hommey writes:
> On Sat, Sep 30, 2006 at 05:36:53PM +0200, Mike Hommey <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Sat, Sep 30, 2006 at 05:06:02PM +0200, Matthias Klose <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > reopen 385793
> > > severity 385793 important
> > > thanks
> > >
> > > > Removed patches from NMUs by Matthias Klose, because work done on java
> > > > build in this release makes them unnecessary.
> > >
> > > sorry, no. what you do here is to avoid the uninstallability for one
> > > case (which however still exists), but the original problem is still
> > > there: the -dev packages are uninstallable until xulrunner has built
> > > on each architecture. that adds rather long periods of
> > > uninstallability (same thing with the -common package).
> > As I said earlier, that's a problem with the ftp archive...
> And to be more precise, your problem was that xulrunner couldn't be
> built on arm. Now it can, and it actually DID build. It only took 2 days
> off sync with the arch: all package. Not that much of a problem.
yes, if the tetex maintainers, the gtk maintainers and others would do
the same as you do now, we even had longer times of uninstallability.
It's not an archive problem, please keep the project in mind, not just
Reopened the bug report. The bug is not fixed. Is there a reason that
you do change it?