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Re: How to handle dependencies on unreleased packages?

On 02 Sep 2002 09:56:11 +0200

> I'm getting ready to commit my changes that make anna and main-menu
> share Packages-file parsing code. They do so by a function in libd-i.
> This means that if you want to build anna or main-menu after I've
> committed, you first have to build and install the new libd-i, which is
> still unreleased.
> Should I let anna and main-menu build-depend on libdebian-installer-dev
> (>= 0.04) so you'll be forced to rebuild libd-i first? Is that enough,
> or should I add an explicit binary dependency on libdebian-installer (>=
> 0.04) too?

Yes, both would be good.

If you have the shlibs set properly, that should happen.
I haven't looked at libd-i yet, so I cannot tell.


dancer@debian.org  http://www.netfort.gr.jp/~dancer

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