Bug#670679: python-debian: deb822 can't parse foreign architecture (package:any) relationships

Stefano Rivera stefanor at debian.org
Fri Apr 27 22:33:40 UTC 2012

Package: python-debian
Version: 0.1.21
Severity: normal
Tags: patch

The Ubuntu archive now has some packages with Build-Depends on

deb822's PkgRelation parser can't handle this.

This syntax isn't documented in Debian Policy, that I can see. The only
mention of it I can find is in https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MultiarchHowto

There are a series of patches to implement support for this in the
multiarch branch of:


Browsable here:


Stefano Rivera
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