unzip*.deb is missing "Multi-Arch: foreign"

Bug #1010450 reported by Helm
This bug affects 7 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
unzip (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

The unzip package of Ubuntu 12.04 misses the line "Multi-Arch: foreign" in the "control"-file.

Without this line it is not possible to build packages depending on unzip for the architecture i386 and to install this package on AMD64.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: unzip 6.0-4ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-24.39-generic 3.2.16
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-24-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu8
Architecture: amd64
Date: Fri Jun 8 14:13:46 2012
InstallationMedia: Kubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Release amd64 (20101008)
 PATH=(custom, user)
SourcePackage: unzip
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to precise on 2012-04-27 (42 days ago)

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Helm (thehelm) wrote :
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in unzip (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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Pedro Alves (alves-ped) wrote :

I came here due to trying to install dgen causing trouble. See:


From the description, the fix sounds simple. Is there anything blocking it?


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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package unzip - 6.0-7ubuntu1

unzip (6.0-7ubuntu1) quantal; urgency=low

  * Merge from Debian unstable. Remaining change:
    - Added patch from archlinux which adds the -O option allowing a charset
    to be specified for the proper unzipping of non-latin and non-unicode
  * Merge adds Multi-Arch: foreign. (LP: #1010450)

unzip (6.0-7) unstable; urgency=low

  * Added Multi-Arch: foreign. Closes: #678812.

unzip (6.0-6) unstable; urgency=low

  * Added hardening flags. Closes: #656268.

unzip (6.0-5) unstable; urgency=low

  * Handle the PKWare verification bit of internal attributes.
    Patch taken from 6.10 beta. Thanks to sms. Closes: #630078.
 -- Logan Rosen <email address hidden> Sun, 05 Aug 2012 21:31:45 -0400

Changed in unzip (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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Mark Russell (marrusl) wrote :

debdiff for precise.

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Steve Langasek (vorlon) wrote :

The Precise Pangolin has reached end of life, so this bug will not be fixed for that release

Changed in unzip (Ubuntu Precise):
status: New → Won't Fix
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