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Re: Dependencies

> When listing dependencies, should one be exhaustive or minialist?  For
> instance:
> I'm putting together an elf Xpm library.  It also has a -dev version.
> Now the main library has to depend on libc5 and elf-x11r6lib--should

libc5 isn't strictly necessary, but it won't hurt to leave it.

> the -dev version list those as well, or just the dependency on the
> main xpm library package (which depends on those other things)?

the -dev package should depend on the corresponding xpm (exact version)
and libc5-dev and xdevel.

David Engel                        Optical Data Systems, Inc.
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