Re: libpoppler backport
On Mon, 03 Apr 2006, Daniel Baumann wrote:
> Christoph Berg wrote:
> >> If a library is not part of stable, the library packages names should
> >> not be altered, so other backports don't need to have backport-specific
> >> Build-Depends with respect to that very library.
> > That's why we have -dev packages and shlibs files. There is no need to
> > change the build-depends even if the lib package is renamed.
> Are you saying, that a package build-depending on libfooc2a in sid can
> map this build-dependency to libfoo inside a sarge chroot?
Why would a package build depend on libfooc2a instead of libfoo-dev?
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