Re: X Strike Force XFree86 SVN commit: rev 746 - in trunk/debian: . scripts
X Strike Force SVN Repository Admin <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Make x-window-system-dev installable on architectures that do not ship the
> offscreen Mesa libraries. Use the same technique as is used for populating
> x-window-system-core's dependencies on a per-architecture basis: define an
> architecture-specific Make variable, then use its value for a dpkg
You know, dpkg-gencontrol (since 1.10.11) supports arch specifiers for
all dependency fields.
So instead of using substvars for the arch-dependant deps, you can just
do like this:
Depends: ..., xlibosmesa3-dbg [alpha i386 ia64 powerpc], ...
Of course, you need to add a versioned build-dep on dpkg-dev, making
backports more work.