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Re: Multiarch crazyiness

On Mon, 2007-10-22 at 10:22 -0400, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Mon, 22 Oct 2007 10:15:03 -0400
> Jon Masters <jcm redhat com> wrote:
> > Right. And here again is one of the major problems. We know what the
> > problem is, and Fedora has a record of being able to push through
> > changes once a problem is identified and time thrown at it - why can't
> > there just be a cut-off date/release by which most of the packages
> > must have been split out? Then multilib *hacks* can be thrown away.
> Because while this is a "fix" for our current multilib algorithms, it's
> not clear that this is a proper fix in whole.  It is another bandaid
> for the bleeding wound we have.  It's not trivial to go splitting a
> crapton of packages, so perhaps we'd like some more idea of "this is
> The Fix".

I guess I'm throwing things out there to say "we need to decide what the
real fix is this time" - can we get a few of us together, and
(virtually) sit down and reason through the options?

Jesse - ideas on how to organize this effort?


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