Bug#212085: Build-dependencies cannot be satisfied in unstable
On Mon, Sep 22, 2003 at 09:24:44AM +0200, Matthias Klose wrote:
> tags 212085 + wontfix
> Matt Zimmerman writes:
> > Package: gcc-3.0
> > Version: 1:3.0.4ds3-16 (not installed)
> > Severity: serious
> > Build-Depends: libc6.1-dev (>= 2.2.5-6) | libc6-dev (>= 2.2.5-6) | libc0.3-dev, libc6.1-dev (<< 2.3) | libc6-dev (<< 2.3) | libc0.3-dev (<< 2.3), m4, autoconf2.13, libtool, gawk, dejagnu (>= 1.4), bzip2, binutils (>= 2.12.90), debhelper (>= 3.0.25), gperf (>= 2.7-3), bison, flex, gettext, texinfo, zlib1g-dev, libgcc1
> > and libc6-dev, of course, is past version 2.3 now.
> libstdc++3 does not build on glibc-2.3 based systems, so the build
> dependencies are correct. I don't know of any patch.
> IMO the shared library should still be included in sarge to satisfy
> the needs of third party packages, and to serve as an compiler
> alternative on hppa (as does gcc-2.95/gcc-2.96 do on other archs).
> I propose to close this report or tag it as sarge-ignore (but I
> suppose I'm not allowed to do the latter).
It is a problem for us to ship binary packages that we cannot build. What
happens if we needed to do an urgent update on this package (e.g.,
security)? Or if a user needs to patch and rebuild it?