[Adduser-devel] Bug#645957: Please mark adduser Multi-Arch: foreign

Marc Haber mh+debian-packages at zugschlus.de
Wed Nov 23 10:35:46 UTC 2011

On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 03:09:04PM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote:
> I've just pushed a patch to the adduser package in Ubuntu to mark it
> Multi-Arch: foreign, in compliance with the plan for multiarch described at
> <https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MultiarchSpec>.  This package has various library
> reverse dependencies, such as libsane, so this is needed for full multiarch
> support in wheezy (in particular, for wine).

Please point me to the part of Debian policy that explains the
Multi-Arch header in debian/control. I am reluctant to do things in
Debian which are only documented in Ubuntu.


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