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Re: X Strike Force XFree86 SVN commit: rev 746 - in trunk/debian: . scripts

On Mon, Nov 03, 2003 at 04:19:04PM +0100, Dagfinn Ilmari Mannsåker wrote:
> 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.

Which is exactly why I didn't use that feature.

Though if you don't start touching branches/4.3.0/woody soon, I may
decide that nobody's going to be backporting it, and make it more
difficult.  :)

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Debian GNU/Linux                   |    proving himself wrong.
branden@debian.org                 |    -- Laurence J. Peter
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