Re: Required dpkg version in build-essential
On Tue, 24 Jun 2008, Matthias Klose wrote:
> I'm preparing a build-essential upload; build-essential currently
> depends on dpkg-dev (>= 1.13.5). Should the dependency tightened? If
> yes, which version should be used?
Why do you want a versioned dependency in the first place?
I'm sorry, it seems that I don't get the point of your question.
Checking build-essential changelog's doesn't help me much either:
* Increased versioned dependency on dpkg-dev to 1.13.5 to provide
support for the OS and CPU variables.
> If a version greater than 1.14.6 is
> used, I have to depend on dpkg and dpkg-dev, because dpkg-dev only
> requires dpkg (>= 1.14.6).
Why would you need a specific version of dpkg?
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