Re: dpkg-cross: calculating wrong dependencies?
> Previous version GCC-4.1
> Package: libssp0-arm-cross
> Version: 4.1.1-19
> Section: devel
> Priority: extra
> Architecture: all
> Maintainer: Debian GCC Maintainers <email@example.com>
> Source: gcc-4.1 (4.1.1ds2-19)
> Depends: gcc-4.1-base (= 4.1.1-19), libc6-arm-cross (>= 2.3.5-1),
> libc6-arm-dcv1 Provides: libssp0-arm-dcv1
> Here it depends on gcc-4.1-base, not on gcc-4.1-base-arm-cross. Why is
> it? I have no trouble installing gcc-4.1, but i do have trouble
> installing gcc-4.2 because of that dependency.
This is because of 'keepdeps' setting in the configuration file.
Once I thought that packages that don't provive libraries should not be
Now - given what Neil Williams wrote in this thread - I don't know.