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Bug#274747: type-handling: 274747: dpkg-dev dependency removal

Hi Paul,

2011/11/16 Paul Wise <pabs@debian.org>:
> I just added Depends: linux to iotop (arch all, written in python and
> depends on a Linux kernel) before I realised that type-handling pulls in
> dpkg-dev. I would really appreciate it if the type-handling Provides
> were split off into a second package, or maybe dpkg is the right place
> for the Provides?

Given that there are only two packages that still use type-handling in
their Build-Depends (e2tools and gdb), and that both have bugs tagged
pending that fix that, I think the dpkg-dev dependency can just be

Robert Millan

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