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Re: allowed uses of non-baseline CPU extensions

On Mon, Oct 23, 2017 at 04:36:11PM +0200, Julian Andres Klode wrote:
> sse2-support and other packages that fail to install can massively
> screw up systems, potentially leaving dpkg in a state that people
> cannot easily recover from - that is, apt-get install -f might not
> be working at that point. We should not have such packages.

It cleanly aborts installation in preinst.

If there are any problems with that, they'd also apply to every other
package with preinst that can possibly fail.

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