[xml/sgml-pkgs] Bug#676686: Bug#676686: libxslt1.1: libxslt1.1 binNMU broke multi-arch installability

Aron Xu happyaron.xu at gmail.com
Sat Jun 9 01:09:50 UTC 2012

On Sat, Jun 9, 2012 at 8:30 AM, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh
<hmh at debian.org> wrote:
> On Sat, 09 Jun 2012, Philipp Kern wrote:
>> On Sat, Jun 09, 2012 at 04:36:40AM +0800, Aron Xu wrote:
>> > Does this mean M-A:same packages should be prevented from being
>> > binNMUed, but only source upload can be accepted?
>> You cannot deprive the Release Team of this tool. Also multiarch bugs are IMHO
> Indeed, we cannot.  But there has never been a need to, anyway.
> We'd just have to teach the tool to binNMU all arches when the target
> package would need it due to multiarch.  Release team requests a binNMU of a
> package for some arch, the tool notices it has to do them all because of
> multi-arch constraints, and replicates the request for all other arches.
> This is even listed in Ubuntu's MultiarchSpec wiki package...

Yes, but things are a little bit different here. I did request binNMUs
of all archs, but unfortunately buildds of every architecture
generates a unique changelog entry saying the NMU is done by "${arch}
architecture buildd admin", and you already know what would happen, :)

Aron Xu

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