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udeb version tracking

On the Subject: Re: Bug#221213: partconf: Uninstallable due to broken depends
On Mon, Nov 17, 2003 at 01:38:32PM +0100, Sebastian Ley wrote:
> Am Mo, den 17.11.2003 schrieb Colin Watson um 13:30:
> > > I once proposed that all library udebs should Provide the name of the
> > > "original" library. Then we will be able to use shlibs to resolve
> > > dependencies also for udebs.
> > 
> > That'll only do you any good if udpkg implements versioned provides. I
> > haven't checked, but since dpkg doesn't implement them ...
> Well, udpkg does not even handle versioned Depends... So as the
> situation is now we do only care about names. Hence my proposal would
> work. However we should investigate if it would be a good idea to
> implement version tracking for the future.

Is the version tracking done during build time or runtime?
The question is: where will the code be increased?

Geert Stappers

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