Re: How to enable testing migration for packages Architecture: all but depending from Architecture: any packages
- Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2018 10:53:16 +0200
- From: Julien Cristau <jcristau@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: How to enable testing migration for packages Architecture: all but depending from Architecture: any packages
On 03/29/2018 10:19 AM, Andreas Tille wrote:
> its not the first time that I'm running into that problem: A package
> that is Architecture: all depends from packages Architecture: any.
> These dependencies are not available on all architectures and thus the
> package does not migrate to testing. The package paleomix is an example
> for this. I had a similar situation with metaphlan2 which was solved
> by manual intervention of ftpmaster. I'm just wondering whether we
> could find a better clue than forcing people to do manual intervention.
> While simply setting the Architecture: all package to any that
> intervention would not be necessary but that's simply wrong.
> Unfortunately I currently see no better solution and wanted to bring
> this topic up here.
Make sure your arch:any package builds on at least amd64 and i386, which
is where we check for arch:all packages installability. That should be
pretty easy in all but the most exceptional cases.