Comment 4 for bug 767634

On Sun, 24 Apr 2011, Damien Laporte wrote:
> Raphaël Hertzog wrote on 2011-04-22: #2
> Of course you still need --force-depends to get it to work.
>
> I didn't use this option with 10.10. I only used --force-architecture.
> So you suggest to write "foreign-architecture i386" in /etc/dpkg/dpkg.cfg and to use sudo dpkg -i --force-depends rebuilt_common.deb ?

--force-* option should never be used in general, so the real fix is to
use multiarch, so yes put foreign-architecture i386 and either fix the dependent
package to set Multi-Arch: foreign if they are allowed fo fullfil foreign
dependencies or install the package of the corresponding architecture
to properly satisfy dependencies.

Unfortunately it's too late for natty to make any such changes.

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