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Bug#596899: unblock: ia32-libs/20100914

On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 16:12:13 +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:

> Julien Cristau <jcristau@debian.org> writes:
> > On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 23:15:48 +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> >
> >> Please unblock package ia32-libs and ia32-libs-gtk
> >> 
> > Some more questions now that 20101012 has been uploaded:
> > - what's the point of the ia32-libs-dev package?  nothing seems to
> >   depend on it, and it didn't exist on amd64 until now.  I can't find an
> >   explanation or mention of this in the changelog either...
> > - lib32gcc1.debhelper.log is still there, along with lib32gcc1.substvars
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Julien
> It is now needed to build wine among other things.
wine doesn't build-depend on it.  Does that mean wine/amd64 is
unbuildable at the moment?

> We had lots of requests from people wanting to compile 32bit stuff and
> lots of bugs about the hacked together links previously used being
> broken that it made sense to reintroduce the ia32-libs-dev package and
> do it properly.
I'd rather they used chroots than clutter the debian archive with more
of this.  I have trouble with the word "properly" in your sentence.


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