Re: Dependance on an unavailable library
> I'm building a package that depends on gdbm 1.8.0, which is newer than the
> version Debian uses. I notified the gdbm maintainer, but have not received
> a response.
Sorry, I looked quickly and didn't realize just how out of date this
package really was. Bug #38026 contains the 1.8.0 availability notice
and was filed in May of '99. I don't think James is likely to get to
this anytime soon...
If this interests you, have you thought about offering to adopt it?