Re: xpm4 and versioned dependencies, proposed solution
On Sun, 21 Sep 1997, Christian Schwarz wrote:
> What's the status of the xpm4/xpm4.7 change? Philippe has filed several
> bug reports against packages using xpm4.7 (e.g. #12929):
> Package: xmysql
> Version: <in hamm as of September 14th 1997>
> xmysql depends on xpm4.7 (a particular version of xpm4.7).
> Now that xpm4 (libc5/6) is available, though that it provides
> xpm4.7, the dependency cannot be fullfilled (dpkg cannot handle
> virtual packages with a version).
> xmysql should be recompiled against xpm4.
> I'm wondering if I need to rebuild the package now or if this bug is
xpm4.7_3.4j-0.4, the latest uploaded, fulfills the dependency, but anyway
you need to recompile xmysql with xpm4g, xlib6g and a libc6-based xforms
to use libc6-based libs only. (Now it uses some libc5-based libs and libc6).
Enrique Zanardi email@example.com
Dpto. Fisica Fundamental y Experimental
Univ. de La Laguna
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