Bug#274747: dependency on dpkg-dev is not required for provides
This issue has just become somewhat more commonplace:
gnome-desktop-environment now uses type-handling, depending on
"gnome-mount | linux-gnu", and on "policykit-1-gnome | not+linux-gnu".
Note that gnome-desktop-environment, as a metapackage, uses
"Architecture: all". This seems like a very useful application of
Please, consider splitting the provides into a separate package which
does not depend on dpkg-dev.
-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
APT prefers unstable
APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Kernel: Linux 2.6.31-trunk-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Versions of packages type-handling depends on:
ii dpkg-dev 1.15.4 Debian package development tools
type-handling recommends no packages.
type-handling suggests no packages.