Bug#814373: plainbox-provider-resource-generic wrongly depends on dmidecode for debian-ports architectures

Emilio Pozuelo Monfort pochu at debian.org
Wed Feb 1 18:29:44 UTC 2017

On Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:06:30 +0100 Helge Deller <deller at gmx.de> wrote:
> Package: plainbox-provider-resource-generic
> Version: 0.23-1
> Tags: patch
> Built packages for plainbox-provider-resource-generic depend on "dmidecode" for 
> lots of architectures, which then leads that the package "plainbox-provider-checkbox"
> can't be built.
> The problem can be seen here:
> https://buildd.debian.org/status/package.php?p=plainbox-provider-checkbox&suite=sid
> Attached patch fixes it for hppa and other architectures.
> Please apply this patch for the next upload of plainbox-provider-resource-generic

I think a whitelist would be better, e.g.:

-Depends: dmidecode [!armel !mips !mipsel !powerpc !ppc64el !s390x]
+Depends: dmidecode [amd64 arm64 armhf hurd-i386 i386 kfreebsd-amd64 kfreebsd-i386 x32]

Or even:

+Depends: dmidecode [any-amd64 any-i386 arm64 armhf x32]


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