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Re: binNMUs?

* Steve Langasek (vorlon@debian.org) [110912 20:44]:
> On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 08:19:09PM +0200, Julien Cristau wrote:
> > On Mon, Aug  1, 2011 at 15:31:56 +0200, Andreas Barth wrote:
> > > Also, I think we still have a reason for +b(something) as sometimes we
> > > just need to rebuild on a single architecture (because something
> > > strange has happend there), and I don't want to get rid of that
> > > ability.
> > The more I think about it, the more I think we should move the binNMU
> > changelog out of /usr/share/doc and allow co-installation of different
> > binNMU versions of multi-arch: same packages.  (IOW: agreed)
> Any reason not to ship it as /usr/share/doc/$pkg/changelog.$arch?  (I.e., I
> think /usr/share/doc is still the right place for it, even if it can't be
> changelog.Debian.gz anymore.)

I would rather do /usr/share/doc/$pkg/changelog.$arch.$binNMU - but
well, YMMV. Anyways, I think that dpkg-deb should inject this files
e.g. from an entry in the control file. Otherwise, it might be too
difficult to get this done.


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