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Re: Is declaring correct deps/conflicts for versions not in stable really no longer needed?

[from -devel]

On Tue, Oct 12, 2004 at 02:03:00PM +0400, Nikita V. Youshchenko wrote:
> This depends on point of view.
> If a library < X.Y does not provide a feature needed by a package, it's a 
> common practice to make package depend on library (>= X.Y). Other 
> packages, that don't need that library feature, don't need to depend on 
> library (>= X.Y).
> The case with libapache-mod-php4 / glibc looks similar: glibc less than 
> 2.3.2.ds1-17 does not provide neede functionality [due to a bug]. This 
> affects libapache-mod-php4, but does no affect most (all?) other packages.

So, lacking a bug is a feature?

I always thought bugs were features...


Jeroen van Wolffelaar
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