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Re: Sparc release requalification

On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 01:55:24PM +0200, Matthias Klose wrote:
> On 19.08.2009 13:42, Bastian Blank wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 01:16:36PM +0200, Matthias Klose wrote:
>>> I did speak with Martin Zobel at Debconf on how to get there, having two proposals:
>>>   - have an inplace-transition building required library packages for an
>>>     upgrade as biarch packages and continue to use the current sparc name.
>> This would mean that many packages needs to be modified. Is it really
>> worth the work needed if we consider the availability of multiarch in
>> the next time?
> you'll end up modifying a different set of packages for the new 
> architecture name in control and rules files. I don't know if this is 
> less or more work.

If I understand this correctly, this would need the modification off all
library packages to implement biarch semantic.


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