[Reportbug-maint] Bug#690537: reportbug: Package list does not specify arch

Sandro Tosi sandro.tosi at gmail.com
Fri Jan 1 00:59:31 UTC 2016

On Sun, Nov 15, 2015 at 1:26 PM, Diederik de Haas <didi.debian at cknow.org> wrote:
> I'm adding my info to this bug report as I would have choosen the same
> title, even though the steps/behavior aren't the same.

they are actually different situations.

> Earlier today I have reported bug #805132
> (https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=805132) with title
> "glx-alternative-nvidia:amd64 installs update-glx:armhf as dependency".
> As you can see by the title the arch where a package came from is
> critical, but especially that info was missing from the Package list
> section. The relevant part of that bug report (for this bug):
> Versions of packages glx-alternative-nvidia depends on:
> ii  glx-alternative-mesa  0.7.1
> ii  glx-diversions        0.7.1
> ii  update-glx            0.7.1
> The maintainer of that package was able to confirm this behavior.

that list is the package dependencies as defined by

$ dpkg --status glx-alternative-nvidia | grep Depends
Depends: update-glx (= 0.7.1), glx-diversions (= 0.7.1), glx-alternative-mesa

which are the ones reportbug enlist.

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