[Reportbug-maint] Bug#658795: reportbug: Please report foreign architectures
kibi at debian.org
Tue Mar 20 12:18:31 UTC 2012
Cyril Brulebois <kibi at debian.org> (06/02/2012):
> now that we have a multiarch-enabled dpkg in experimental, it would be
> nice for reportbug to report foreign architectures (if any), along with
> the usual line:
> | Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
> Let me quote the warning/advice from #658794:
> | I'd suggest using “dpkg --assert-multi-arch” to check whether dpkg has
> | multiarch support, and using “dpkg --print-foreign-architectures” to
> | get the extra architectures to fetch files for.
> | As noted in the changelog, “command line interfaces *will* change”,
> | so you may want to stage any changes in experimental for now.
> | 1. http://packages.qa.debian.org/d/dpkg/news/20120206T000222Z.html
FWIW multiarch-enabled dpkg has now hit unstable, and we're getting bug
reports where foreign architectures are relevant. ;-)
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